I long to be called a friend of Jesus

I never really thought about being a servant versus being a friend with Jesus until recently. You know how you read a verse in the bible so many times that you know its words inside out but not fully grasping the understanding of it and then one day you read it again and it just comes alive … Continue reading I long to be called a friend of Jesus

O Holy Night

O Holy Night The stars are brightly shining It is the night of our dear Savior's birth Long lay the world in sin and e'er pining 'Til He appeared and the soul felt its worth A thrill of hope the weary world rejoices For yonder breaks a new and glorious morn. Fall on your knees … Continue reading O Holy Night

Living a life undistracted

I was reading the story of Mary and Martha in the gospel of Luke. The familiar story of how Martha is busying herself around the house while her sister Mary is sitting at the feet of Jesus intently listening to all He has to say. Martha wishes that her sister would help her with the … Continue reading Living a life undistracted

Not living for the approval of others

Jesus said "I am not moved by the approval of others" * . This is not an easy thing to achieve but one that I am constantly working towards. Jesus was not moved by the approval of others. The opinions of others did not sway Him or make Him second guess himself. He was so … Continue reading Not living for the approval of others

He died because He loves you

Jesus was betrayed. He was abused, mocked, scorned and rejected by his own people. His hands and feet pierced through and hung on a cross left to die. In spite of all this the words that were on my Saviors lips were forgive them for they know not what they do. Jesus cared less about … Continue reading He died because He loves you