All Scripture references are quoted from the New International Version of the Bible (unless otherwise noted).

February 1st, 2017

“I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you; I will remove from you your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh. And I will put my Spirit in you and move you to follow my decrees and be careful to keep...

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January 25th, 2017

“In him was life, and that life was the light of men…The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us.” – John 1:4, 14 The opening verses of the book of John give us a picture, not of a cold distant god, but of an intimate Creator. The picture...

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January 18th, 2017

“Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up.” – James 4:10 When we get down, depressed, and discouraged in life, we often make the mistake of turning inward and attempting to lift ourselves up out of the darkness. But the book of James clearly gives us the...

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January 11th, 2017

“Those on the rock are the ones who receive the word with joy when they hear it, but they have no root. They believe for a while, but in the time of testing they fall away.” – Luke 8:13 Over the last several days here on the plains of Colorado,...

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January 4th, 2017

“He said to him, ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.’” – Matthew 22:37 What does it mean to “know God”? Surely it means more than just knowing things about God, because Satan knows more about God than any...

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December 28th, 2016

“This is the day the LORD has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.” – Psalm 118:24 As we close out the last week of 2016, I have heard a lot of talk about how bad the year has been with the loss of many favorite celebrities, a...

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December 21st, 2016

“This is the verdict: Light has come into the world, but men loved darkness instead of light because their deeds were evil. Everyone who does evil hates the light, and will not come into the light for fear that his deeds will be exposed.” – John 3:19-20 For quite some...

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December 14th, 2016

“Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and they with me.” – Revelation 3:20 Have you ever heard the old discussion question; “If you could sit and have dinner...

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December 7th, 2016

“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.” – John 14:27 Peace can be a difficult thing to find during the hectic pace of the holidays…which...

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November 30th, 2016

“But encourage each other daily, while it is still called today, so that none of you is hardened by sin’s deception.” – Hebrews 3:13 I always have to laugh when we come around to this time of year, because, during the holidays, we like to assign some sort of significance...

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