In Whom We Live and Move and Have Our Being

Jesus Christ— our Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, and Prince of Peace; the One through whom and for whom all things were made; and the One in whom we live and move and have our being— became flesh and made His dwelling among us. And nothing—neither death nor life, angels nor demons, the presentContinue reading “In Whom We Live and Move and Have Our Being”

Words for Our Daughters and Sons

Before your first breath God planted deep within you a longing to bring forth into the world his goodness and grace, crafted as you were by the hands of the master. Oh, you must know that before the foundation of the earth, you were assigned the eternal task of reflecting the beauty and life that is yours alone in ChristContinue reading “Words for Our Daughters and Sons”

New Body — January 26, 2014 (Sunday)

Today’s Verses: Romans 8:22-23 We know that the whole creation has been groaning as in the pains of childbirth right up to the present time. Not only so, but we ourselves, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly as we wait eagerly for our adoption to sonship, the redemption of our bodies. Today’sContinue reading “New Body — January 26, 2014 (Sunday)”

New Body — January 25, 2014 (Saturday)

Today’s Verses: Philippians 3:18-21 For, as I have often told you before and now tell you again even with tears, many live as enemies of the cross of Christ. Their destiny is destruction, their god is their stomach, and their glory is in their shame. Their mind is set on earthly things. But our citizenshipContinue reading “New Body — January 25, 2014 (Saturday)”

New Humanity — January 22, 2014 (Wednesday)

Today’s Verses: Ephesians 2:14-15 For he himself is our peace, who has made the two groups one and has destroyed the barrier, the dividing wall of hostility, by setting aside in his flesh the law with its commands and regulations. His purpose was to create in himself one new humanity out of the two, thusContinue reading “New Humanity — January 22, 2014 (Wednesday)”

New Birth — January 21, 2014 (Tuesday)

Today’s Verses: 1 Peter 1:3-4 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade. The book of 1Continue reading “New Birth — January 21, 2014 (Tuesday)”

All Things New – January 7, 2014 (Tuesday)

Today’s Verses: Revelation 21:3 And I heard a loud voice from the throne, saying, “Look! God’s dwelling place is now among the people and he will dwell with them. They will be his people, and God himself will be with them and be their God.” Today’s Questions: What do you think God is waiting forContinue reading “All Things New – January 7, 2014 (Tuesday)”

All Things New!

Introduction The author of the book of Revelation, John (the Apostle and Gospel writer), records these words from God: “Behold, I am making all things new.” (Rev. 21:5) Knowing what we know and seeing what we see in our world – death, disease, suffering, tsunamis and hurricanes, broken relationships, aging bodies, and lonely, longing heartsContinue reading “All Things New!”