Far too often the truth of God’s grace has been polluted with legalism, rules and religion, hindering the children of God from the fullness of a life-giving, intimate relationship with their Creator-Father, from receiving the acceptance and love purchased for them by Christ on Calvary. I recently read a book that helps fight against this … Continue reading Squashing Religious Hindrances: The Ragamuffin Gospel (Book Review)
We must consider who we allow into "our space" on a regular basis. We need proper boundaries, which we ourselves must enforce because others will not do so for us.
The love Jesus has for us carries such weight that He left Heaven's perfect atmosphere, free of suffering and lack, to deliver us. He left the place where He was never separated from His Father all because of love for us. Jesus left Heaven's home and clothed Himself as a child in humility. A baby … Continue reading All Because of Love
You and I are called to a holy pursuit: the pursuit of friendship with God. Our goal? The closest possible relationship we can have with the Lord, even on this side of eternity. This is the center from which our lives and His Kingdom flow. The Lord alone satisfies. As wants for success, love, and … Continue reading From Strength to Strength (Psalm 84)
The Lord your God is with you; He is mighty to save (Zephaniah 3:17). He sees your shortcomings, yet He always sees your heart. He says, "I am your Strength even in weakness. I am your Hope in the storm. I am your Rear Guard and your Stronghold. Run to Me. Come to Me. Do … Continue reading God Sees Your Heart