Little Flock

S: Fear not, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom. Luke 12:32 (ESV) O: Oh the hope, joy, excitement, peace, acceptance, and love this statement conveys! “Little flock,” or in another translation, “dearest friends” – as if You are saying to them, “I know you feel small andContinue reading “Little Flock”

Take A Break? Now?

S: And he said to them, “Come away by yourselves to a desolate place and rest a while.” For many were coming and going, and they had no leisure even to eat. Mark 6:31 (ESV) O: The apostles had just returned to You, Jesus, telling You all they had done and taught, and this wasContinue reading “Take A Break? Now?”

Restore My Vision, Lord

S:  “Who here qualifies for the job of overseeing the kitchen? A person the Master can depend on to feed the workers on time each day. Someone the Master can drop in on unannounced and always find him doing his job. A God-blessed man or woman, I tell you.” Matthew 24:45-46 (MSG) O: All in.Continue reading “Restore My Vision, Lord”

The Beautiful Unfolding

You’ll remember, friends, that when I first came to you to let you in on God’s master stroke, I didn’t try to impress you with polished speeches and the latest philosophy. I deliberately kept it plain and simple: first Jesus and who he is; then Jesus and what he did—Jesus crucified. I was unsure ofContinue reading “The Beautiful Unfolding”