Give me a word, Lord: USE WHAT YOU HAVE, DO WHAT YOU CAN!

Mark 14:3-9 Meanwhile, Jesus was in Bethany at the home of Simon, a man who had previously had leprosy. While he was eating, a woman came in with a beautiful alabaster jar of expensive perfume made from essence of nard. She broke open the jar and poured the perfume over his head.  Some of thoseContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: USE WHAT YOU HAVE, DO WHAT YOU CAN!”

Give me a word, Lord: I’M SO GLAD I’M GOD’S PUMPKIN

I could not locate the original author of “Being a Christian is like Being an Pumpkin,” but I love to share this analogy every year in October. It is a quite simple way to share the truth of Christ, and I love simple. Someone once asked the question, what is it like to be aContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: I’M SO GLAD I’M GOD’S PUMPKIN”

Give me a word, Lord: GOD IN THE VALLEY

2 Corinthians 4:8-10 We are pressed on every side by troubles, but we are not crushed. We are perplexed, but not driven to despair. We are hunted down, but never abandoned by God. We get knocked down, but we are not destroyed. Through suffering, our bodies continue to share in the death of Jesus so that theContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: GOD IN THE VALLEY”

Give me a word, Lord: JUST AS YOU ARE

Judges 6:11-16 Then the angel of the Lord came and sat beneath the great tree at Ophrah, which belonged to Joash of the clan of Abiezer. Gideon son of Joash was threshing wheat at the bottom of a winepress to hide the grain from the Midianites. The angel of the Lord appeared to him and said, “Mighty hero, the Lord is withContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: JUST AS YOU ARE”

Give me a word, Lord: REMEMBERING SALVATION

I Peter 1:3-9 All praise to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. It is by his great mercy that we have been born again, because God raised Jesus Christ from the dead. Now we live with great expectation, and we have a priceless inheritance—an inheritance that is kept in heaven for you, pure andContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: REMEMBERING SALVATION”

Give me a word, Lord: RESTORATION

Jeremiah 32:36-41 “Now I want to say something more about this city. You have been saying, ‘It will fall to the king of Babylon through war, famine, and disease.’ But this is what the Lord, the God of Israel, says: I will certainly bring my people back again from all the countries where I will scatter themContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: RESTORATION”

Give me a word, Lord: REFRESHED

Psalm 23 The Lord is my shepherd; I have all that I need. He lets me rest in green meadows; he leads me beside peaceful streams. He renews my strength. He guides me along right paths, bringing honor to his name. Even when I walk through the darkest valley, I will not be afraid, for you areContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: REFRESHED”

Give me a word, Lord: FEELING LUKEWARM?

Revelations 3:17 I know your deeds, that you are neither cold nor hot. I wish you were either one or the other! So, because you are lukewarm—neither hot nor cold—I am about to spit you out of my mouth.  We stopped at a Waffle House for breakfast early this morning, and as I was asking the LordContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: FEELING LUKEWARM?”