John 6 – The amazing miracle! Christ feeding a 5,000+ people with what a young boy has to offer: 2 fish and 5 loaves of bread. Lessons for us today: Be in on the miracle; you’ll have to give up something to gain something far better. Christ takes what we have to do all that […]

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Acts 18  Paul discovered that God had a unique plan to spread the Good News. Not at all what he had planned. Be fascinated by what God can do. The rejection of Paul’s message to his beloved people, the Jews, was frustrating, heart-breaking, and no longer possible. So he begins his ministry to the Gentiles–totally […]

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Wisdom from Hebrews 13: Keep on doing what you have been doing! As the author of Hebrews concluded his letter, practical ways were offered to keep the Church faithful and loving. “Keep on loving each other as brothers and sisters.” But how does that look? How can that happen? Do the things you’ve been doing […]

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Mary Magdalene was delivered from evil. She was not a prostitute. She was not Jesus’ mistress or wife. She was a woman full of demon evil and was freed forever from her torment. Christ chose to show his resurrected self to her first before any others. She was connected to Christ as her savior from […]

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John 12 – This chapter is the turning point in Christ’s story. From this point on everything He does and everything that happens points to His crucifixion. The Parade into Jerusalem begins in Bethany with Mary’s personal adoration of Jesus and her anointing Him.  As Jesus enters Jerusalem the crowds are rejoicing and cheering, and […]

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Luke 19:45-Luke 20:8  What was really going on when Christ cleansed the Temple? The leaders and teachers of the Law and Jesus confronted one another in the Temple. They were in charge, and Jesus was getting all the attention. He was drawing the people from them. It wasn’t fair!!  Christ revealed the Truth of His […]

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Satan redefines ‘Religion’ in our world today. He wants us to be religious so that we think we are all OK as a spiritual person.  His goal is to keep us unsatisfied so that we continue to search for answers, to go our own way to get what we want. People are deceived by many […]

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Spiritual Warfare: The Enemy

I Peter 5:8-9  The Enemy’s goal is to destroy anyone who loves God. He wants to draw us away from our relationship with God and with others. Deception is his tactic. Knowing the truth, seeking God’s power, and prayer are the tools to resist.Our Lord promises to give us all we need to resist him. […]

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Colossians 1:9-14  “For He has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of the Son He loves.” Our behaviors, our thinking, our will, and our heart are all part of our defense against Satan’s tactics. Often the way we respond can help us determine if our struggles, our sufferings, […]

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