Putting Ourselves in His Care Instead of Out There

His brothers said, “Why don’t you leave here and go up to the Feast so your disciples can get a good look at the works you do? No one who intends to be publicly known does everything behind the scenes. If you’re serious about what you are doing, come out in the open and showContinue reading “Putting Ourselves in His Care Instead of Out There”

It All Comes Down to Common Sense

“That brought him to his senses. He said, ‘All those farmhands working for my father sit down to three meals a day, and here I am starving to death. I’m going back to my father. I’ll say to him, Father, I’ve sinned against God, I’ve sinned before you; I don’t deserve to be called yourContinue reading “It All Comes Down to Common Sense”

No Good Apart from God

How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and power, and how he went around doing good and healing all who were under the power of the devil, because God was with him. (Acts 10:38 NIV) This is one of my favourite Scriptures. For years I read it and missed the point. See, Jesus ofContinue reading “No Good Apart from God”

From Timid to Bold

For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline.  (2 Timothy 1:7 NLT) It seems that lack of confidence was a serious problem for young Timothy (see 1 Corinthians 16:10-11; 1 Timothy 4:12),[i] so Paul wrote to remind him that “God has not given us aContinue reading “From Timid to Bold”

No More Silent Nights

“Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts as you did in the rebellion.” (Hebrews 3:15 NIV) After 400 years of prophetic silence, the Word who was with God, and was God, became flesh and dwelt with the world He had created (John 1:1-2, 14). So imagine Israel’s joy when God finallyContinue reading “No More Silent Nights”

Follow the Light

Jesus…said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” (John 8:12 NIV) One of the things that I dread about winter is driving in pitch-dark nights. So imagine my joy and sense of relief when I finally see light at theContinue reading “Follow the Light”

Joy to the World

The angel said, “Don’t be afraid. I’m here to announce a great and joyful event that is meant for everybody, worldwide: A Savior has just been born in David’s town, a Savior who is Messiah and Master.” (Luke 2:10-11 MSG) We’ve come to expect Christmas to be a joyful time of the year and itContinue reading “Joy to the World”