By: Jenni Walker “God decided in advance to adopt us into His own family by bringing us to Himself through Jesus Christ. This is what He wanted to do, and it gave Him great pleasure. So we praise God for the glorious grace He has poured out on us who belong to His dear Son.” … Continue reading Do I Belong?, Part 2: His Own Family
By: Jenni Walker “Your real, new self (which is Christ's and also yours, and yours just because it is His) will not come as long as you are looking for it. It will come when you are looking for Him.” (C.S. Lewis) “Let nothing be done through selfish ambition or conceit, but in lowliness of … Continue reading I Just Want to Be Happy!
By: Beth Doohan “I tell you the truth, of all who have ever lived, none is greater than John the Baptist. Yet even the least person in the Kingdom of Heaven is greater than he is!” Matthew 11:11 “If the Lord Jehovah makes us wait, let us do so with our whole hearts; for blessed … Continue reading Faithful in the Waiting
By: Jenni Walker “For God is my witness, how greatly I long for you all with the affection of Jesus Christ. And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more…being filled with the fruits of righteousness which are by Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.” (Philippians 1:8, 9a, … Continue reading Joy By Design, Part 1 – “Family: A Living Display of God’s Glory and Grace”
By: Jenni Walker “I have decided to follow Jesus, no turning back, no turning back.” (Hymn lyrics) “Entreat me not to leave you, or to turn back from following after you; for wherever you go, I will go; and wherever you stay, I will stay…” (Ruth 1:16a) “If anyone would come after Me, let him … Continue reading “FOLLOW ME”: Thoughts from the Story of Ruth on What It Means to Follow Jesus
By: Jenni Walker “You will seek Me and find Me when you seek Me with all of your heart.” (Jeremiah 29:13) “Let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith…” (Hebrews 12:1b-2a) * * * * * During the recent 2016 Christmas … Continue reading Looking
By: Beth Doohan “Since God chose you to be the holy people He loves, you must clothe yourselves with tender-hearted mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience. Above all, clothe yourselves with love, which binds us all together in perfect harmony… And whatever you do or say, do it as a representative of the Lord Jesus, … Continue reading What is God’s Purpose for Women?
By: Beth Doohan “Then Jesus used this story to teach His followers that they should always pray and never lose hope.” (Luke 18:1) “Now all glory to God, who is able, through His mighty power at work within us, to accomplish infinitely more than we might ask or think. Glory to Him in the church … Continue reading More Than We Might Ask or Think
By: Jenni Walker “I will make you as a light for the nations, that My salvation may reach to the end of the earth.” Isaiah 49:6b “Then Jesus said to them, ‘Follow Me, and I will make you become fishers of men.'” Mark 1:17 “If there existed only one man or woman who did not … Continue reading Living Daily With an Eternal Perspective, Part 2: “Compelled by the Great Commission!”
By: Jenni Walker “You did not choose Me, but I chose you, and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit, and that your fruit should remain…” (John 15:16a) “I have one desire now – to live a life of reckless abandon for the Lord, putting all my energy and strength into it.” (Elisabeth … Continue reading Living Daily with an Eternal Perspective, Part 1: “Different Roles, One Mission!”