Following The Lord’s Will

For the past several days I have been contemplating the time that Jesus spent in the Garden of Gethsemane praying.   I've been struck by the words that scripture uses to tell us about the emotions of that evening.  I've combed through various Bible translations noting these words. I've read through the same account found in … Continue reading Following The Lord’s Will

The Story in the Scars

It was the Saturday before my first day of middle school. I was scheduled to babysit for a family from our church.  When I arrived, the couple was finishing up a few last minute details.  Their youngest son looked up at me and asked, "Do you want to see my dog?" Without thinking twice, I … Continue reading The Story in the Scars

Easter: His Finished Work is My New Beginning

"It is finished." With those three small words, our Savior bowed His head and gave up His spirit (John 19:30).   Although this chapter of Jesus's earthly ministry had concluded, His work was far from done. His finished work on the cross and His resurrection loosed chains and broke bonds   Separation was no more.  The … Continue reading Easter: His Finished Work is My New Beginning