For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. John 3:16 (NKJV)

New Creations

New Creations

New Creations “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.” 2 Corinthians 5:17 (NKJV) In thinking about Jesus’ sacrifice on the cross and his resurrection, I can’t help but think about 2...

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The Resurrection

The Resurrection

  The Resurrection “…I am the resurrection and the life; he who believes in Me will live even if he dies” (John 11:25 NASB) This particular verse finds Jesus in Bethany talking to Martha, the sister of Lazarus and Mary. Jesus has just arrived on the scene....

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Hope

Hope

  Hope I keep hearing the word “hope” as I’ve asked the Lord what he wants me to write about. I decided to look up the word “hope” in the dictionary to see what I could find. The definition that jumped out to me says “To expect with confidence” and “Trust”. Many...

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The Lamb of God

The Lamb of God

  The Lamb of God Jesus. He has so many attributes. He is our friend. He is our brother. He is our Savior. He is our redeemer (actually our kinsman-redeemer). He’s our strong tower. He’s our fortress. He’s our shield. He is our salvation. The list could go on and...

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Love is

Love is

  Love is… A few years after I stopped running from God, he led me back to church and moved me to the Bay Area. He got me planted in a good church that I have so many good memories of. I remember one Sunday when one of the associate pastors was preaching. He was...

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No Greater Love

No Greater Love

   No Greater Love Lately, I have found myself asking God how I can know I am loved because I never felt loved as a child. There have been many times when I’ve told God that I don’t know what love is supposed to feel like. So I’ve had to ask God “How can I know I am...

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Fearless

Fearless

Fearless There is no fear in love. Perfect love casts out fear. - 1 John 4:18 ❤️ ❤️ There you have it: my Bible verse for 2019! Woohoo! Fanfare! (or at least a little whistle). When precious insta friend @mischelle_s_gottsch asked me to share my Bible verse for the...

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Grace & Truth Part 3

Grace & Truth Part 3

  Grace and Truth – Part 3 This is my last blog of the “Grace and Truth” series. I’ve thought a lot over the last couple of weeks as to what it is about the book of John that I love so much. When it comes down to it I can’t help but sense God’s overwhelming love...

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Grace & Truth Part 2

Grace & Truth Part 2

  Grace and Truth – Part 2 “The law was given through Moses, grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.” John 1:17 Last time I shared how I struggled to understand grace and how God brought me to the place of asking him to help me understand what grace was. It...

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Grace & Truth Part 1

Grace & Truth Part 1

I love the book of John! I’m not sure why it’s my favorite gospel, but it is. I love how it starts – “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.”(John 1:1 ESV) And then down in vs.14 (ESV) is says “And the Word became flesh and...

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