LENT: TRUST

Acts, 19:21-41 We need to trust God with all of our circumstances. But this is often easier said than done, especially when things don’t turn out as we think they ought. Trusting God during dire situations is difficult. God doesn’t give us what we want when we want it. He doesn’t do things our way.…

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LENT: PROMISE

When God makes a promise, He keeps it. Unlike us, He is always true to His Word. The Bible repeatedly reminds us of God’s promise-making and promise-keeping. We see it over and over and over again. A FEW PROMISES EXPLORED After the fall of mankind, God made us a promise that Eve’s offspring would crush…

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LENT: IDENTITY

We can get so lost in our identity, our lack of. Unknowingly, we all are searching for a place to belong. Fit in. Feel accepted. When we accept Jesus, He is to be our Lord and Savior. We are to take on His identity as our own. This is what it means to be a…

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LENT: REDEEM

We are so dead in our sin that we need to be redeemed by God, who freely offers us forgiveness. Sin is serious…however, we too readily make excuses for our sin and in doing so, diminish our need for redemption. In him we have redemption [our ransom] through his blood [the price that has been…

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LENT: CHOOSE

You have a choice in how you live your life. You can choose to accept the spiritual gifts offered to you right now. You can choose peace in the midst of chaos. You can choose joy in the monotony. You can choose hope in bleak circumstances. You can choose forgiveness when undeserved. You can choose to love the unloveable. You can live like Jesus today. 

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Be Present

I wonder what would happen if we put our phones away. Stop obsessing with who’s who and Hollywood. Put aside politics and the daily news. And rather…start looking across the table. Listening to what is being said.

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