He must become greater; I must become less – John 3:30 Who does our life magnify? Is it Jesus, or is it ourselves? I think if we were all to answer that honestly, most of us would say that tend … Continue reading Minute Devotions: Christ be magnified.
“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.” Isaiah … Continue reading He will do a new thing.
“The Lord your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you; in his love he will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with singing.” Zephaniah 3:17 If there is one verse in … Continue reading Minute Devotions: He sings over you.
This morning as I sat with my coffee, I was listening to some worship and the song ‘It is Well‘ came on. It’s a song that I love. As I sat and listened to the lyrics, I asked myself, “is … Continue reading Minute Devotions: It is well.
I will remember the deeds of the Lord; yes, I will remember your wonders of old – Psalm 77:11 It can be so easy to forget all the times that God has bought us out of the battle. It’s never … Continue reading Minute Devotions: Remember His wonders.
‘For I, the Lord your God, hold your right hand; it is I who say to you, “Fear not, I am the one who helps you.” Isaiah 41:13 If there is one thing we can say about God, it’s that … Continue reading Sounds of Worship: Hold onto Me.
Sunday is here. I often think of the despair and heartache the disciples felt on Friday as they watched Jesus on the cross. Taking His last breath, I imagine they looked on in disbelief. How could this have happened? The Messiah they had waited for, dead. Hope for freedom, gone. As they retreated to their safe place of hiding, I imagine they would have felt a heartache so deep, they felt it to the depths of their soul. As I read the gospels, I want to scream at them to hold on because hope is not lost. We know what … Continue reading Because He lives.
He will do it again. It’s so easy for us to forget what God has done. We often read the bible and wonder at how the people of Israel could so quickly forget what God rescued them from. We wonder … Continue reading Sounds of Worship: Do it again
What disappointment has gripped your heart this year? It’s New Year’s Eve and as I sit and reflect on the year, I find myself thinking about the disappointments of this year. While we have all been impacted by the goings … Continue reading New Year’s Reflections
“The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel” (which means “God with us”) – Matthew 1:23 I love the name Immanuel. It’s one of the names of Jesus and means ‘God with … Continue reading But still, Immanuel.