The Importance of Right Motives

Friday, July 21, 2017 The Importance of Right Motives “And whoever does not bear his cross and come after Me cannot be My disciple.”—Luke 14:27 Jesus was becoming very popular in His ministry—maybe too much so. People followed Him in great numbers. The crowds swelled on a daily basis. But Jesus looked at these people […]

The Color of Christmas

Monday, December 12, 2016 The Color of Christmas For it pleased the Father that in Him all the fullness should dwell, and by Him to reconcile all things to Himself, by Him, whether things on earth or things in heaven, having made peace through the blood of His cross.—Colossians 1:19–20 Red is the color of […]

My Burden

God laid upon my back a grievous load, A heavy cross to bear along the road. I staggered on, and lo! one weary day, An angry lion sprang across my way. I prayed to God, and swift at His command The cross became a weapon in my hand. It slew my raging enemy, and then […]


Celebrate Easter at one of our many services this Sunday! Can’t attend in person? Join us online for a live webcast. Friday, April 3, 2015 When Jesus had tasted it, he said, “It is finished!” Then he bowed his head and released his spirit.—John 19:30 The cross was the goal of Jesus from the very […]

The Power of Christ’s Words

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.—John 1:1 Christ’s passionate love for the world is evident in His statements from the Cross: Statement One “Father, forgive them for they know not what they do.” Luke 23:34 Do you realize that you […]

March 24, 2015 Bible Verse

Then he said to them all: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me.” – Luke 9:23

To See Jesus

MONDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2014 There were certain Greeks among those who came up to worship at the feast. Then they came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida of Galilee, and asked him, saying, “Sir, we wish to see Jesus.”—John 12:20–21 I remember visiting a mental hospital years ago with a fellow pastor. We were visiting […]

Where the Power Is

FRIDAY, AUGUST 1, 2014 The message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.— 1 Corinthians 1:18 I once asked Billy Graham, “If you had it to do it all over again, are there things you would have emphasized as a […]

A Foundational Truth

TUESDAY, MAY 13, 2014 Can the dead live again? If so, this would give me hope through all my years of struggle, and I would eagerly await the release of death.—Job 14:14 In one of the oldest books of the Bible, the book of Job, the question is asked, “Can the dead live again?” That […]