Interactive Relationship

The Holy Spirit calls us to an interactive participation.  We “work out what He works within”.  We are to “grieve not” and to “quench not” the Spirit.  With Him we are workers together with God in our Continue reading

Needing An Upgrade

Regularly I get messages on my computer that I need to download software upgrades.  This helps my computer work more efficiently and protects it from threats in the cyber world.  God knows what I need Continue reading

Lord Of All Creatures

All of creation knows the Creator: the animals of the field, the birds of the air and the fish in the sea.  He made them all.  Fish piled into a net at His command.  He sent ravens to feed His Continue reading

Christ’s Presence In Worship

The Risen Christ came to church, and Thomas missed church.  Jesus’ Presence is real in the midst of those gathered in His name.  He reveals Himself in unique ways that speak to the issues of our lives Continue reading

Our Bright Present

Because of Messiah’s resurrection we have a bright present. “But if the Spirit of Him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, He who raised Christ Jesus from the dead will also give life to your Continue reading

Redeeming Creation

The Messiah is not going to surrender His good creation to systemic evil and walk away from it.  He is going to redeem creation and “make all things new.”  There will be a new heaven and a new earth, Continue reading

Eyewitnesses Of The Resurrection

“So when they got out on the land, they saw a charcoal fire already laid and fish placed on it, and bread” (John 21:9). The Person whom they saw on the beach was not a ghost or apparition.   His was Continue reading

It Is The Lord!

“Jesus said* to them, "Come and have breakfast." None of the disciples ventured to question Him, "Who are You?" knowing that it was the Lord” (John 21:12 ).  This story is not about the best seaside Continue reading

Stay On Mission

The Risen Christ does not merely come to us to show us He is alive.  He comes to us to confront us when we have run back to our nets and to ask us, “Do you love me more than these?”  (John 21:15-17).  Continue reading

We Can’t Imagine Our Future

The Risen Ascended Christ is coming back to this world with all of His holy saints (I Thessalonians 3:13).  He is going to show us once again a world without sin, violence, suffering or tears.  It is Continue reading