Near You

“But what does it say? The word is near you, in your mouth and in your     heart, that is, the word of faith which we preach” (Rom. 10:8). The other day I was feeling out of gas. I don’t remember what all was going on that day. Whatever it was, I felt I…

Limping Along

Therefore, no condemnation now exists for those in Christ Jesus, because the Spirit’s law of life in Christ Jesus has set you free from the law of sin and death. What the law could not do since it was limited by the flesh, God did. He condemned sin in the flesh by sending His Son…

Everything and Nothing

Today, I am encouraged that everything is working together to conform me to the image of God’s Son (Rom. 8:28-29).  “Everything” includes successes and failures, strengths and weaknesses, righteousness and sins. Nothing is outside God’s redemptive power and use.

Fact & Fiction

The fiction: Trying circumstances, instability within or without, personal failure, weakness, a lack of spiritual discipline, temptation, and the devil can separate us from God. The fact: “Who can separate us from the love of Christ? Can affliction or anguish or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword? As it is written: Because of You we are being put…