"Now when Jesus had entered Capernaum, a centurion came to Him, pleading with Him, saying, "Lord, my servant is lying at home paralyzed, dreadfully tormented." And Jesus said to him, "I will come and heal him." The centurion answered and said, "Lord, I am not worthy that You should come under my roof. But only … Continue reading When Jesus Marveled
"Do I believe I need to be holy? Do I believe that God can come into me and make me holy? If, through your preaching, you convince me that I am unholy, I then resent your preaching. The preaching of the gospel awakens an intense resentment because it is designed to reveal my unholiness, but … Continue reading A Blazingly Holy Life
"And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose." Romans 8:28 If you were to make a Top Ten list of most quoted Bible verses, I'm almost positive this beloved verse from Romans would be on it. It's a comforting … Continue reading What Does Sovereign Really Mean?
I came across a poem the other day that made me laugh. Not in the sense that it was funny, but in the sense that it was so strange it made me chuckle and cringe all at the same time. It was written by a self-proclaimed "spiritualist" and made it's way into the "Christian" (loose … Continue reading Trees and Branches
This is such a difficult day. Remembering the events of 13 years ago like they were both an eternity ago and yet some of it feels like yesterday. I'm finding this to be a frustrating day as well. Frustrated at where we are at. Starving for leadership and a way past all this darkness that … Continue reading It’s ALL Spiritual
This past week I have been all aflutter with the news that the very prominent megachurch duo Joel and Victoria Osteen made some "questionable at best, blasphemous at worst" kind of remarks and, thanks to social media, are being called out on it. For whatever reason, nothing rolls my socks as much as false and … Continue reading Know the Genuine from the Counterfeit