Overwhelmed

Oftentimes when I read the Bible, especially the Gospels, I am overwhelmed by God’s love for us, and by what Jesus did out of love while on this earth. One example is before He celebrates the Passover with His disciples. In an intimate moment with these men whom He knows so well, Jesus performs theContinue reading “Overwhelmed”

Abundant Life

Read John 10:1-14. Have you ever considered your life to be worthless or that people would just be better off without you? I know, I know this sounds rather melodramatic to some, but in the depths of depression, there are loads of people who feel this way. And telling someone in the throes of thisContinue reading “Abundant Life”

Peace to You, My Children

Have you ever wished you could just disappear? Responsibilities weigh you down, and you want to leave them behind. That weight perhaps causes you to forget the good things, the blessings you have. Maybe you feel this way now or have felt this way in the past. There is no peace in your home, inContinue reading “Peace to You, My Children”

God Loves You in Your Sorrow

Grief and hardship come to us all. The heartache you and I face helps put comparatively minor circumstances into perspective. I have friends and relatives who are suffering, those who now have an empty place in their lives due to the loss of a spouse or loved one. There are others who are waiting—waiting forContinue reading “God Loves You in Your Sorrow”

Washing the Feet of Jesus

Scripture: Luke 7:36-50 Have you ever done something for the Lord that seemed a little strange to others, but you were so passionate about it that what others thought didn’t matter? The woman in our story today is one such person. She has a passion to worship Jesus. It seems there is something about HimContinue reading “Washing the Feet of Jesus”

Brought to Him in Shame

Have you ever been publicly embarrassed either by your own actions or the actions of others? Ever been ridiculed? Ever wanted to defend yourself from accusations that may or may not have been true? If you have, you may understand the feelings of the woman I want to talk about today—the woman caught in adultery.Continue reading “Brought to Him in Shame”