Today I have a special message just for you: GOD Loves YOU! I don’t know what is going on in your life, but Jesus does, and He cares deeply. I was prompted to share this with you today as I was reminded of a time a few years ago when He sent someone with this … Continue reading God Loves You. Really.
Category: The Truth About God
You are the Light of the World!
A while back, I saw video about an artist who created enormous silkscreen prints to express the joys of Christmas. These panels were elaborate, colorful images made by painstakingly layering color upon color to reveal breath-taking, light-filled scenes from the Nativity story. The concepts, design, and artistry were brought to life by many, many hours … Continue reading You are the Light of the World!
The Promise of Christmas
Christmastime is here! This year, the first advent of Jesus seems to have special meaning amid so much speculation that He will soon come again. This time of year, we read the words of Isaiah as we celebrate the Yuletide: “For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the … Continue reading The Promise of Christmas
Make God Bigger – Day 30
Elohim Ahavah – The God Who Loves The central characteristic of God’s nature is love. The Apostle John states that He is love itself (1 John 4:7). Paul tells us that the love God has for us is too wide, long, high, and deep for us to fully comprehend. It is certainly the attribute that … Continue reading Make God Bigger – Day 30
Make God Bigger – Day 28
Di ou ta Panta – My Everything We have been magnifying the Lord by studying different facets of His character as expressed in His many names, but one of the best ways to make God bigger is to remember all He has done for you and to express gratitude for His many blessings. In my … Continue reading Make God Bigger – Day 28
Make God Bigger – Day 27
Yehoshua (Jesus) – Yahweh Saves Jesus. What a beautiful name it is. What comfort, healing, and love are bound up in that name. What power and majesty. It is the name given to save us (Acts 4:12) from a never-ending life of tears and trouble. While we live on this earth, it is a sanctuary … Continue reading Make God Bigger – Day 27
Make God Bigger – Day 20
Jehovah-Mekkeh – The Lord Who Strikes (Disciplines) You Out and about, you will see a variety of parenting styles as you observe moms and dads interact with their offspring. Sometimes it’s merely humorous. I always laugh when I hear the parent of a wee one who can barely toddle stand at a distance repeatedly insisting … Continue reading Make God Bigger – Day 20
Make God Bigger – Day 15
El Olam – The Everlasting God, The Eternal God Yes, grass withers and flowers fade, but the word of our God endures forever (Isaiah 40:8 GNT). It was Abraham in Genesis 21:33 that first named God El Olam, the Eternal God. How comforting in a world where everything is shifting under our feet to know … Continue reading Make God Bigger – Day 15
Make God Bigger – Day 5
YHWH (Yahweh, Jehovah) – I AM Have you heard the story about the group of blind men who were trying to describe an elephant? One had hold of the trunk, one an ear, another a tree-stump of a leg. One had fallen against the massive side of the beast which felt like a brick wall … Continue reading Make God Bigger – Day 5
Make God Bigger – Day 4
Jehovah Jireh – The Lord Will Provide God has proved Himself to be my provider more times than I can count. He has made a way for me when there was no visible way out of my mess—often a mess I foolishly created for myself. The name “Jehovah Jireh” implies that not only will God … Continue reading Make God Bigger – Day 4