If you’re like me, you admire some famous person about whom you find yourself thinking, “Imagine what he or she could do for God with that kind of talent.” But the people God uses aren’t necessarily powerful or prominent or popular. They’re ordinary people who demonstrate extraordinary faith and faithfulness. And because of that, God shows them favor.
In the days of (more…)
And remember I will be with you always, even to the end of the age.—Matthew 28:20
As we celebrate Christmas, we reflect upon Emmanuel, God with us, who came in the form of a helpless baby. We try to imagine what it would have been like to look upon Him, to walk with Him, to feel His touch. How we long to (more…)
And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped Him in swaddling cloths and laid Him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn.—Luke 2:7
Many people people today try to put God inside a box. There’s Cosmic Genie God, who lives to grant our wishes. There’s Social Justice Warrior God, whose primary concern is equity. (more…)
On His robe and on His thigh He has this name written: King of kings and Lord of lords.—Revelation 19:16
There was a king over all the earth. He was good, he was kind, he was generous, he was wise, and he was patient. He ruled justly and benevolently, and in exchange, he asked the people to honor him and treat one (more…)