Jesus wept

TOGETHER in Sorrow Everyone knows this passage, but do we understand the significance of this moment in Jesus’ life? Jesus was weeping over the circumstances of Lazarus’ death. In this particular verse, weeping is derived from the Greek word “dakruo” meaning to weep silently, to shed tears. “Jesus’ tears were generated both by His love…

Hiding place

Regardless of circumstances, the joy of our faith walk is that Christ is our hiding place. Whether our hearts are vile,  unstable, tempted, or our feet prone to wander… He is still with us. Seek Him in the vileness. Find Him in the instability. Reach for Him in temptation. Ground your footing in Him through…

Christmas is here

They (The shepherds) hurried to the village and found Mary and Joseph. And there was the baby, lying in the manger. Luke 2:16 Christmas is here. After years of the world waiting, anticipating and pining… Jesus was born. Not at all the way the Messiah’s entrance was expected… but ever so simply, quietly and beautifully…

Jesus’ coming… in our hearts

… Till He appear’d and the soul felt its worth. * Advent is the unity of our expectation of the three comings of Christ: in the flesh in Bethlehem, in our hearts daily, and in glory at the end of time. Today we acknowledge and praise God for the expression of His love through Jesus…

Rhythm and grace

Those moments when… sorrow sits heavy on your heart uncertainty shakes your foundation weariness is an overbearing companion … the easy fix is so alluring. What is your easy fix? A glass of wine, and then another; the chips, the queso, the ice cream in the kitchen; a shopping trip to Target; the guy you…