Our God Who Came – Matthew 1:22-23

“All this took place to fulfill what the Lord had spoken by the prophet: ‘Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel’ (which means, God with us).” Matthew 1:22-23 Thankfulness is filling my heart this morning that Jesus is Immanuel. Thankfulness that God the Father desired and […]

Flourishing Wilderness – Isaiah 51:3

“For the LORD comforts Zion; He comforts all her waste places and makes her wilderness like Eden, her desert like the garden of the LORD; joy and gladness will be found in her, thanksgiving and the voice of song.” Isaiah 51:3 If I will allow the Lord to comfort me, this is what He will […]

A Greater Sacrifice – 1 Peter 1:17-19

“And if you call on Him as Father who judges impartially according to each one’s deeds, conduct yourselves with fear throughout the time of your exile, knowing that you were ransomed from the futile ways inherited from your forefathers, not with perishable things such as silver or gold, but with the precious blood of Christ, […]

Because You Matter – Psalm 104:24, 27-28

“O LORD, how manifold are your works! In wisdom have you made them all; the earth is full of your creatures… These all look to you, to give them their food in due season. When you give it to them, they gather it up; when you open your hand, they are filled with good things.” […]

Making the Dead Alive – Galatians 4:22-23, 28

“For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by a slave woman and one by a free woman. But the son of the slave was born according to the flesh, while the son of the free woman was born through promise… Now you, brothers, like Isaac, are children of promise.” Galatians 4:22-23,28 If […]

Great Love – 1 John 3:1

“The true light, which enlightens everyone, was coming into the world… But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God, who were born, not of blood nor of the will of the flesh nor of the will of man, but of God.” John […]

I Am With You – Isaiah 41:10

“Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” Isaiah 41:10 This morning I want to spend some time dwelling on the promises written here, promises enough to dispel our fears in […]