Following Jesus

Nov 27, 2023

Jesus calls us to really look at the type of person He was in this world and to set our goal to be as like Him as we can be. Of course, He will be showing us how to get there as we follow Him, but if that goal is to be realized, we will […]


Nov 20, 2023

In my daily reading of Paul David Tripp’s New Morning Mercies: a Daily Gospel Devotional last month, I came across this passage about the true and full nature of faith:   “The belief of the heart and mind is an essential ingredient of faith, but it does not summarize all that faith is. True biblical […]

Our Commitment to God

Nov 13, 2023

The most important thing to do after committing to follow Jesus is to put that commitment ahead of all other priorities in our lives. The way we demonstrate our love of God lies in the way that prayer shapes our lives. Prayer is the two-way communication between us and God, facilitated and encouraged by the […]

Surrendering to God’s Will For Us

Nov 13, 2023

We Americans are in charge of our lives; we get to choose our goals and go after them with all that is within us. But when Jesus calls us to follow Him, we have to look at who we are, how we think, what our priorities are in order to see what stands between us […]

11.6.23 Finding Out Our Purpose from God

Nov 06, 2023

“Nothing matters more than knowing God’s purposes for your life, and nothing can compensate for not knowing them—not success, wealth, fame, or pleasure. Without a Purpose, life is nothing without meaning, activity without direction, and events without reason. Without a purpose, life is trivial, petty, and pointless.”[1]   Purpose is revealed to us as we […]