Beauty for ashes means something was set afire Something has been burned away The Lord no longer desires. The ashes could be the bitterness The negativity we spread Or it could be the attitude that's dead. Ashes could be the doubt The anger or the fear The Lord has decided must disappear. The door that... Continue Reading →
When I was a new believer, I would hear older "mature" followers say in response to troubles, "Jesus will make everything all right." or "Just trust in God and all will be well." This one really set my teeth on edge, "Give your heart to Jesus and He will take away all your troubles." I... Continue Reading →
There are times when I go to my secret place To worship and seek God's face I find myself inspired by the beauty of His grace. As I create the images He reveals, i often wonder how These not so talented hands can respond with ease To produce images such as these. He quietly reminds... Continue Reading →
Jesus didn't turn ordinary water into wine. The water was already set aside for something specific. You are no ordinary person. You are set aside for something terrific. Let Jesus have His way with you. Let Him transform your heart. Give Him access to all that you are. He will give you a new start.... Continue Reading →
Risen from the Dead
Matthew 28 (MSG) 1-4 After the Sabbath, as the first light of the new week dawned, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to keep vigil at the tomb. Suddenly the earth reeled and rocked under their feet as God’s angel came down from heaven, came right up to where they were standing. He rolled back the stone and then sat on it. Shafts of lightning blazed from him. His garments shimmered snow-white. The guards at the tomb were scared to death. They were so frightened, they couldn’t move.
5-6 The angel spoke to the women: “There is nothing to fear here. I know you’re looking for Jesus, the One they nailed to the cross. He is not here. He was raised, just as He said. Come and look at the place where He was placed.
7 “Now, get on your way quickly and tell his…
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