For his anger is but for a moment, and his favor is for a lifetime. Weeping may tarry for the night, but joy comes with the morning. (Ps. 30:5) The Lord teaches me the way of the Cross and part of that journey is the gift of mourning, or the gift of sorrow. He wantsContinue reading “The gift of mourning”
We are now down to TWO DAYS before movers show up and haul out the last of our worldly possessions. Tomorrow… Sunday… I get the privilege of preaching one last time at Heights Church. I have talked about how I have loved the city where I was able to live the past 20 years. ButContinue reading “Some last words”
He has come to bring peace on earth. He has come to restore. He has come… because he is God with us.
The Lord has me praying and meditating through Isa. 60-61 and other places in the latter part of Isaiah. The past couple of days have been in Isa. 61.
The enemy robs through anxiety. Jesus restores through joy.
Wonderful discussion between NT Wright and Miroslav Volf.
“It may be that(God) has the eternal appetite of infancy; for we have sinned and grown old, and our Father is younger than we are.” — G.K. Chesteron, Orthodoxy
Life in Christ isn’t about being burden free. Life hits us hard. Life in Christ is about knowing he is God with us. We don’t bear those burdens alone. We need to know the One who is with us. We need to know the One who is for us. There are times we sow in tears. ThereContinue reading “It is About God WITH Us”