Our sin is great, and it has grave consequences. Sin distances us from God. It brings guilt and shame. It damages relationships, steals joy, mars goodness, disfigures beauty and destroys life. In other words, sin leads to death.
So consider for just a moment all that is wrong in this world. Here is a short list to get you started: poverty, broken families, human trafficking, violence, racism, abuse, loneliness, addiction and inequality. These things exist because sin exists. … More Immeasurably More
In all the changing of life it is good to know that Jesus is constant. He is the same yesterday, today and forever. His love is not topsy-turvy or inconsistent. His promises are not about to give way to something new. His character isn’t bent by public opinion. … More Jesus Is Constant
God patiently listened to Moses’ objections, and then directed his attention to the simplest thing imaginable – the staff in his hand. Moses had probably carried this staff for years. It was most certainly dead and dry; just a piece of worthless wood. But when Moses obeyed God’s command to throw it on the ground, the staff became a serpent. … More A Lifeless Piece of Wood
Jesus is self-existent. He is light and life. This means that unlike everything else, he is uncreated. He has no origin. He did not begin to be. He has always been and his being has always been complete. … More Jesus is Light and Life
Every day we are pitched thousands of products that promise life: Buy this piece of technology and you will have life. Purchase this home and you will have life. Wear this article of clothing and you will have life. Use this product and you will have life. Follow this person on social media and you will have life. … More Jesus is Life
Jesus is audacious. He said things that were bold and controversial. He claimed to be God. He set himself up as the singular solution to the problems that pervade our planet. He said we are wrong and need to repent from our sin and he said there is no way back to God, except through him. These claims are bold and shocking and eventually they got Jesus killed. … More Jesus Is Audacious
I don’t know about you, but I have this tendency to focus on what I do not have instead of being thankful for all that God has given. And lately, I’ve noticed that my soul struggles and shrinks like a dried up peach when I focus on what I don’t have. … More Finding a Soul that Swells