Love’s Journey to the Cross: 6th Sunday in Lent

Love’s Journey to the Cross – Lent Reflections Col 3:12-14 NIRV and ERV – Unity in Love We continue to countdown the days of Lent towards Easter Sunday, as we focus on dying to our selves and living free in Christ, …as we focus on love’s journey to the cross… Reflect with me… God callsContinue reading “Love’s Journey to the Cross: 6th Sunday in Lent”

Love’s Journey to the Cross: 5th Sunday in Lent

Love’s Journey to the Cross – Lent Reflections Love means laying down your life – John 15:9-15 We continue to countdown the days of Lent towards Easter Sunday, as we focus on dying to our selves and living free in Christ, as we focus on love’s journey to the cross, on how God deeply lovesContinue reading “Love’s Journey to the Cross: 5th Sunday in Lent”

Love’s Journey to the Cross: 4th Sunday in Lent

Love’s Journey to the Cross – Lent Reflections Adopted, Luke 15 We continue to countdown the days of Lent towards Easter Sunday, as we focus on dying to our selves and living free in Christ, as we focus on love’s journey to the cross, on how God deeply loves us and calls us to loveContinue reading “Love’s Journey to the Cross: 4th Sunday in Lent”

Love’s Journey to the Cross: 3rd Sunday in Lent

Love’s Journey to the Cross – Lent Reflections The Gift of Love, 1 Cor 13 ERV We continue to countdown the days of Lent towards Easter, as we focus on dying to our selves and living free in Christ, …as we focus on love’s journey to the cross, on how God loves us and callsContinue reading “Love’s Journey to the Cross: 3rd Sunday in Lent”

Love’s Journey to the Cross: 2nd Sunday of Lent

Love’s Journey to the Cross – Lent Reflections Our mouths, James 3:9-10 We continue to countdown the days of Lent towards Easter, as we focus on dying to our selves, and living free in Christ, as we focus on love’s journey to the cross, and on how God loves us and calls us to loveContinue reading “Love’s Journey to the Cross: 2nd Sunday of Lent”

Love’s Journey to the Cross: First day in Lent

Love’s Journey to the Cross – Lent Reflections Easter is the most important event in our world history, and yet it can sneak up on us. We often spend so much time focusing on Christmas, that we forget Part 2, …the dying to self-part and receiving new life in Christ. Christmas is like receiving God’sContinue reading “Love’s Journey to the Cross: First day in Lent”

By this…, everyone will know!

Awesome excerpt from Tammy Strait… We were made for community. We were made to live our actual lives in community with other people. People who’ve gone before us, stand beside us, and come up behind us. If we’re going to run this race keeping our eyes on Jesus, it’s not going to happen by accidentContinue reading “By this…, everyone will know!”

What is Lent? (Journey to the Cross)

How will you journey this Lenten season? First the background… The 6 weeks before Easter is called the “Lenten Season”. It’s a time to focus on Christ’s sacrifice of death for our life. Because Jesus rose from the dead, we too can rise and enjoy heaven forever when we put our trust in Him. LENTContinue reading “What is Lent? (Journey to the Cross)”

Comparison Steals our Joy

  I was asked to prepare a talk on comparison for teens and twenties. Here’s what I learned. (Sources at the bottom.) Comparison washes away God’s plan for us and sidetracks us with someone else’s journey.   Questions to ponder: When you play games, are you a good loser? How do you handle winning? HaveContinue reading “Comparison Steals our Joy”

Have An Epiphany (A Light Bulb Moment)

  You and I can do Christmas and completely miss the wonder and epiphany of it all! Today is the Day of Epiphany (January 6). What’s an epiphany? • a moment of sudden revelation or insight. (A light bulb moment!) • an appearance of a divine or supernatural being. We just celebrated Christmas, now it’sContinue reading “Have An Epiphany (A Light Bulb Moment)”