As the church, we have been given the keys of the kingdom of heaven. Having the keys means that we have access in Christ to the Kingdom of God so that we have all we need to carry out our mission of partnering with God in reconciling the world to himself.
The word “church” does not refer to a building or a facility or a place. It refers to people. It either refers to the group of all Christians who have ever lived, or it refers to a group of believers in a specific place. So, if you are a follower of Christ, you are a part of the body of Christ, the church.
Like a surgical instrument in the hands of a surgeon, or a musical instrument in the hands of a musician, we are an instrument of grace in God’s hands. God uses the instrument to do what the instrument was made to do.
I Still Get Excited when I Hear an Ice Cream Truck I have some good memories of Ice Cream trucks when I was a kid. You could hear that magical sound that only Ice Cream trucks could make from blocks away that would send you into a frenzy looking for some money. “Ice cream, its the ice cream truck”. […]
The 90 Day DYWTGW? Challenge Day 90 Day 90! Congratulations! I hope the 90 Day Challenge has blessed your life in some ways. We have covered a lot in a relatively short period of time. I hope some of the ideas will stick with you. Since we have spent the last month talking a […]
The 90 Day DYWTGW? Challenge Day 89 Day 89! The “Phos Hilaron” is the next component in our Daily Strength Training evening prayer.
O joyful light,
from the pure glory of the eternal heavenly Father,
O holy, blessed Jesus Christ.
As we come to the setting of the sun
and see the evening light,
we praise God the Father, […]
The 90 Day DYWTGW? Challenge Day 88 Day 88! I can’t believe we are almost done with our 90 Day Challenge. If you are up to it, you should try adding the Evening Prayer to your routine. I won’t have time to go through all the elements but I will introduce the first couple and […]
The 90 Day DYWTGW? Challenge Day 87 Day 87! “The Grace” is the next component in our Daily Strength Training and it appears at the end of both Morning and Evening Prayer.
May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all. […]