Truth for Today (May 12)

Acts 2:38, “And Peter said to them, ‘Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.’” (ESV) Ephesians 4:30, “And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for […]

The Message of the Colt

A colt the foal of an ass Mat 21:5 Join the ProcessionPalm Sunday is the Sunday preceding Easter Day, which commemorates Christ’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem. Churches are decorated with palms in remembrance of the waving of the palm branches. There are processions in Roman Catholic countries. And all this in memorial of that hour […]

The Making of You

“The LORD had said to Abram, ‘Go from your country, your people and your father’s household to the land I will show you.’” Genesis 12:1 (NIV) If there is anyone in this world who enjoys being at home, it’s me … but my son is a close second. (If you look up “homebody” in the dictionary, […]

Nothing Left to Give

“But Jesus said, ‘You feed them.’” Mark 6:37a (NLT) If you’re like me, maybe you’ve uttered these words on more than one occasion: “If they ask me to do one more thing…” “They” could be anyone trying to add one more thing to your plate. Anyone needing more than you feel like you can give. This […]

The truth of creation (2)

4 And He answered and said to them, “Have you not read that He who made them at the beginning ‘made them male and female,’ Matthew 19:4 NKJV A fascinating quote from a 1995 issue of U.S. News & World Report reads: “Researchers suggest that virtually all modern men – 99 percent of them, says one scientist – are closely related […]

A Christmas Prayer of Praise to the Son

“And we know that the Son of God has come, and he has given us understanding so that we can know the true God. And now we live in fellowship with the true God because we live in fellowship with his Son, Jesus Christ. He is the only true God, and he is eternal life.” […]

Are you alone this Christmas?

The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. Psalm 34:18 NIV When you find yourself alone at Christmas, the sights and sounds that once brought joy can reinforce your sense of sadness and loss. There is no magic, get-well-quick formula; processing what you’ve lost takes time and God’s […]