Grace and Truth

For the Law was given through Moses; grace and truth were realized through Jesus Christ. John 1:17 Jesus is the full measure of grace and truth. He is the doorway where two realities meet for the first time in our broken world.  The law was a gift given to strip away our illusions, deception and […]

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God is Impartial

My brethren, do not hold your faith in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ with an attitude of personal favoritism. James 2:1 God is impartial. He does not show favoritism and that is the filter we must read the Bible with. Some would imply that God showed favoritism to the Jews / Israel. However, God makes […]

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God is a Finely-Honed Lover

Now they have come to know that everything You have given Me is from You; John 17:7 God is a finely-honed lover. There are no gaps, missing pieces, inadequacies, shortcomings, defects or faults. He is the perfect lover because He is perfect. He is not built for one relationship but is the perfect One for […]

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Temptation

Let no one say when he is tempted, “I am being tempted by God”; for God cannot be tempted by evil, and He Himself does not tempt anyone. James 1:13 We struggle with temptation, it seems like we are confronted with a never-ending seduction in our life. Quick, easy, cheap or convenient is ever before […]

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Heart’s Nutrient

O Lord my God, I will give thanks to You forever Psalm 30:12 The soil of our heart is the place where we grow the kingdom of God. It bears fruit in our relationships and the systems we are involved with as we are the salt and light, but it is always maintained and grown in […]

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Intimacy Begins Within

But a man must examine himself 1 Corinthians 11:28 Sometimes the way to intimacy is counterintuitive.  In a very real sense emotions are vital to any level of intimacy because it is through the emotions that we understand the values and thus the heart of the person.  In order to get to know others intimately […]

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