What IS Lent?

What IS Lent?

“Then you will call upon Me and come and pray to Me, and I will hear you. You will seek Me and find Me, when you seek Me with all your heart.” (Jeremiah 29:12, 13 ESV)I accepted an assignment to participate in The Lenten Season Devotional series this year. Then I...
The Gift of Absence

The Gift of Absence

“One who is full loathes honey, but to one who is hungry everything bitter is sweet.” Proverbs 27:7 ESV Absence. Emptiness. Deficiency. Barrenness. Hollowness. Void. None of these conditions sounds attractive. It’s easy to miss how important they are. How can we ever...
Authority Over Power

Authority Over Power

Footprints come and go,but the question remains,“Will you trust me?”For in the extremes of the desert,humbleness is fostered orweakness exploited. Called into the wilderness by the Spirit,Jesus trekked for 40 days and nightstoward the inevitable confrontationas each...
Alignments

Alignments

Look at your journey.What you’ve accomplished. What you’ve left undone.If you feel out of balance… Perhaps, it’s time for an alignment.Look to the cross… Ask yourself the hard questions.If it is unfinished, why didn’t you finish it?What stopped you...
The Commission and the Test – Week 1 of Lent

The Commission and the Test – Week 1 of Lent

Mark 1:9-13 by Janet F. Mueller “No…no…no! God forbid!” sputtered John. “That’s absurd…preposterous! I need to be baptized by You, and You come to me?” “Do it.” Jesus insisted. “This is the time. The Father’s plan is coming together, and you are a part of it.” Jesus’...