Growing in the Glory of God

Why is the ocean blue?  Why are leaves green?  Why do birds sing?  Why did Jesus die a criminal's death? One simple reason: because God wanted it that way.  He exists, creates, and loves ... for Himself (Isaiah 46:9-10).  This life is not about me; it's all about Him! God wants the glory and will … Continue reading Growing in the Glory of God

If We Only Knew

He revealed Himself so clearly, she had nowhere to turn. God seeks to show you WHO He is and WHAT He can do. In John 4:10, Jesus nearly says, 'I asked you for water, but if you only knew who I am and what I want to give you, you would have asked me!' She didn't know so Jesus was revealing Himself as the Christ. That's where the element of thirst enters in. Water is the both the most common and most needful quantity on earth, but it is meaningless until you truly feel its lack. Over your lifetime, you will require 1.5 million gallons of it...

That They May Believe

Exodus 3:1-4:17 records the calling of Moses. The burning bush experience was one of revelation of God as the Great I AM to a reluctant leader. The key to understanding this passage is: TRUST! God believed in Moses as His man - and Moses needed to learn to trust God wholly - and the people of God would grow in their faith, too. God doesn't call us to tasks...