Hurricane

It comes. Blustering and fussing across the Gulf, churning wind and waves, devouring the warmth of the water below, spinning into a web of unknown destruction. It comes. Pulled relentlessly to the land that will end its life, but not before it has left its mark – Landscape forever changed. As I write, I am…

Defensive Grace

II Timothy 2:1 Thou therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus. We are in a battle and the enemy will attack.  God instructs us to be strong. This strength is not just a grit your teeth and muddle through endeavor; it is founded and grounded in the grace that is…

Out of this World – I Thessalonians, Day 6

a devotional response to I Thessalonians 4:13 – 18 One way or another God is going to get His children out of this world.  This is not a threat; it is a reality. For this reason, we have hope; Not a hope that is pie-in-the-sky wishful thinking, but a certainty and assurance grounded in the…

Cleaning Inside Out – I Thessalonians, Day 5

a devotional response to I Thessalonians 4:1-12 Twice in the book of I Thessalonians Paul specifically speaks to the will of God for the Christian. The first incidence in found in I Thessalonians 4:3 For this is the will of God, even your sanctification, that ye should abstain from fornication: 4 That every one of you should know…