Indelible Grace

The cold and lifeless air of a tomb is a haunting memory. What is perhaps more disturbing is its insisting refrain in the life of the believer. The Bible says the devil prowls like a lion, preying to devour you (1 Peter 5:8); but sometimes it comes as a hiss from the forked tongue of … Continue reading Indelible Grace

The needy and the Needless

I was at a service. Free spirited, very indie like a lot of ubiquitously admired church movements of our generation. But someone said something on the mic that was terribly exposing. "I can hear God saying: I need you" In specific, "there are places where I need and have use of you." I was coincidentally … Continue reading The needy and the Needless

Look Where My Chains Are Now

3 He is despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief: and we hid as it were our faces from him; he was despised, and we esteemed him not. 4 Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted. 5 But … Continue reading Look Where My Chains Are Now

Pour It Out

It's so easy. Way too easy. Discomfortingly easy .. to lose sight of Jesus in the hearth of our lives. We have bills, schedules, chores and all manner of earthly responsibility. Sometimes there's so much in the tasks at hand, we momentarily relinquish the kingdom at hand. I mean after all you've only got two … Continue reading Pour It Out