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The Garden of Gethsemane

It looks like I walked the gravel path through the olive trees, doesn’t it? But, the fence around the perimeter of the Garden of Gethsemane prevents visitors from interacting with the holy site; we can merely observe the grounds and imagine… Prior to arriving in Israel, my mind conceived images of this place more than […]

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Security

Prompted by an activity question to meditate on the truth of Romans 8:37, I have come to a conclusion that drives my daily existence with fresh awareness. First, let’s look at the verse: “… we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us.” I choose security¬†as my single-word theme of the mind-blowing passage of […]

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The Empty Tomb!

Light as bright as the morning’s dawn chasing away darkness brings revelation of Jesus’ resurrection and confidence in a conquering King – NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE WITH GOD! Death couldn’t hold Him down! He rose from the dead as He said He would! Jesus, today I celebrate You! You are my risen Savior, and I place […]

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Hope Deferred

Beth finished sharing with the ladies gathered at Bible Study about her father’s coming to salvation in Jesus shortly before he passed from this earth. It was a touching story for all of us to hear, but I wasn’t prepared for the full impact that hit me. I sobbed. In the midst of my ugly […]

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Into Jesus’ Side

“If you remain in Me and My words remain in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be given you. This is to My Father’s glory, that you bear much fruit, showing yourselves to be My disciples” (John 15:7-8). What did Jesus mean by the conditional promise, “If you remain in Me… you bear […]

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100-Day Identity Makeover: Day 57

Day 57 You Have Been Brought Near to God Through the Blood of Christ (Ephesians 2:13) Hear the heart of God in which He pursues humanity to reconcile us to Himself. “…Remember that at that time you were separate from Christ, excluded from citizenship in Israel and¬†foreigners to the covenants of the promise, without hope […]

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100-Day Identity Makeover: Day 53

Day 53 You Are Marked in Him with a Seal, the Holy Spirit (Ephesians 1:13) Do you wear any ink on your body? If you have one or more tattoos, then you understand the draw to connect your life to something bigger than yourself. Placing words, numbers or images on your flesh sends the message, […]

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