Power Up

Wall missing cornerstone

I believe that God has laid the foundation of our lives with Christ as our cornerstone. We may reject that cornerstone, even try to pull it out, or build our lives aligned to it. Just as pulling a cornerstone from a real building may not have immediate consequences, rejecting Jesus as our spiritual cornerstone may not… Continue reading Power Up

We Declare

When asked to summarize the Bible in a sentence, I have repeated two verses from the First Letter of John: If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. If we confess our sins, [God] who is faithful and just will forgive us our sins and cleanse… Continue reading We Declare

Committed to Prayer – Saturday

This is the confidence that we have in our relationship with God: If we ask for anything in agreement with his will, he listens to us. If we know that he listens to whatever we ask, we know that we have received what we asked from him. (1 John 5:14-15) There is no request that… Continue reading Committed to Prayer – Saturday

Committed to Christ – Monday

We love because God first loved us. (1 John 4:19) Before you made any move toward God, before you discovered or contemplated or considered Jesus’ invitation to follow him, God moved toward you. Before you did or said anything, God declared a deep, abiding love for you. God loves you. God loved you first. This… Continue reading Committed to Christ – Monday