Taking Shelter In Jesus (part three)

“He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation.  16  For by him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things were created by him and for him.  17  He is before all things, and in … Read moreTaking Shelter In Jesus (part three)

Rich in Jesus!

“But whatever was to my profit I now consider loss for the sake of Christ.  8  What is more, I consider everything a loss compared to the surpassing greatness of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things. I consider them rubbish, that I may gain Christ  9  and be … Read moreRich in Jesus!

Thinking of Beautiful Things

“Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.” (Philippians 4:8, NIV). I have found it to be almost exhilarating!  Each day to rise up in the morning and to go on an expedition in search … Read moreThinking of Beautiful Things

Pleasing God Through Leading Men (Exodus 4)

All his life had led up to this moment.  He was born a Hebrew, saved from death as his mother made a basket and hid it in the reeds of the Nile; discovered there by Pharaoh’s daughter she immediately grew fond of the young child.  Nearby was child’s older sister who when seeing Pharaoh’s daughters … Read morePleasing God Through Leading Men (Exodus 4)

Sharing The Journey That Seeks The Greatest Treasure

“Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal.  20 But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moth and rust do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal.  21 For where your treasure is, there your heart … Read moreSharing The Journey That Seeks The Greatest Treasure

Big Growth in Goodness is God’s Goal for Us

 “For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; 6  and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness; 7  and to godliness, brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness, love.  8  For if you possess these qualities in increasing measure, they will keep you … Read moreBig Growth in Goodness is God’s Goal for Us