Promised – Matthew 1:1

“The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham.” Matthew 1:1 This morning, I just want to focus on Jesus as the Promised One…that’s where my heart feels compelled to land. I don’t know that there are really words for it. Just a sense of peace and wonder […]

Pausing to Breathe in Grace – Psalm 36:5, 7-9

“Your steadfast love, O LORD, extends to the heavens, your faithfulness to the clouds… How precious is your steadfast love, O God! The children of mankind take refuge in the shadow of your wings. They feast on the abundance of your house, and you give them drink from the river of your delights. For with […]

The God Who Answers Me – Genesis 35:1-3

“God said to Jacob, ‘Arise, go up to Bethel and dwell there. Make an altar there to the God who appeared to you when you fled from your brother Esau. So Jacob said to his household and to all who were with him, ‘Put away the foreign gods that are among you and purify yourselves […]

Breaking Through – Matthew 12:21

“and in His name the Gentiles will hope.” Matthew 12:21 This morning I find myself battling a lot of self-doubt, nervousness, fear, and a sense of defeat. Even with my prayers up to this point, I only feel some alleviation, not a full breaking through. But reading this verse, something starts to resonate. …What am […]

Because We Matter – Matthew 11:4-5

“And Jesus answered them, ‘Go and tell John what you hear and see: the blind receive their sight and the lame walk, lepers are cleansed and the deaf hear, and the dead are raised up, and the poor have good news preached to them.’” Matthew 11:4-5 Reading through this list of Jesus’ actions in ministry, […]