Church · Returning · Worship

church without walls…

She asked… while I lay on her massage table…Do you think ministry only happens inside the walls of the church…?After a moment considering the unexpected question… I answered…I think life is ministry…After the mid-massage discussion…He reminded me of a vision I had several years ago…Sitting in the sanctuary where I worship with others each week…preparing…… Continue reading church without walls…

Gifts · Love · Returning · Unknowns

returned gifts…

I had some gifts returned yesterday…though it was a surprise…it wasn’t a bad thing…One gift returned was my flute…the one I played in high school…I’d given it to my nephew several years ago…when he wanted to pursue the flute…This semester… he graduated with a masters degree in music…he owns his own superior flute now… and…… Continue reading returned gifts…

Faithfulness · Prayer · Returning · Righteousness · Thanksgiving · Wait on Him

wait on Him… 2 Peter 3:13-14…

But according to his promise we are waiting fornew heavens and a new earth in which righteousness dwells.Therefore, beloved, since you are waiting for these,be diligent to be found by him without spot or blemish,and at peace.2 Peter 3:13-14 ESVWe are waiting…in a dark… broken… corrupt… world…for the promised coming…of new heavens… and new earth…in…… Continue reading wait on Him… 2 Peter 3:13-14…

Belief · Death · Returning · Unbelief · Wait on Him

wait on Him… Hebrews 9:27-28…

And just as it is appointed for man to die once,and after that comes judgment, so Christ,having been offered once to bear the sins of many,will appear a second time, not to deal with sinbut to save those who are eagerly waiting for him.Hebrews 9:27-28 ESVMan dies but once…then judgment…So Jesus…dying once… as an offering…… Continue reading wait on Him… Hebrews 9:27-28…

Grace · Rebellion · Returning · Wait on Him · Wrath

wait on Him… Zephaniah 3:7-8…

“… I said, ‘Surely you will fear me; you will accept correction.Then your dwelling would not be cut off according to allthat I appointed against you.’ But all the more they were eagerto make all their deeds corrupt.”Therefore wait for me,” declares the Lord, “for the daywhen I rise up to seize the prey. For…… Continue reading wait on Him… Zephaniah 3:7-8…

Blessings · Help · Hope · Repent · Restoration · Returning · Save · Wait on Him

wait on Him… Hosea 12:6…

“So you, by the help of your God, return,hold fast to love and justice,and wait continually for your God.”Hosea 12:6 ESVThe prophet Hosea… gave a word from God… to Jacob…Jacob… who in the womb… took his elder brother’s heel… vied for a position of authority…Jacob… who strove with God… whose name was changed to Israel……… Continue reading wait on Him… Hosea 12:6…