Advent: Love

At the heart of Advent is a radical revolutionary demonstration of God's love for us. God created us for a relationship with him. Unfortunately, human reasoning and pride got in the way and derailed God's plan. In His  great love and mercy God relentlessly sought out his people who repeatedly rebelled and turned away.  God … Continue reading Advent: Love

TDZ Retrospective: Love Not Fear

love so amazing, so divine, demands my soul, my life, my all. -- Issac Watts What if our response to God was motivated by love and not fear? Instead of being afraid of hell or being zapped by a vengeful distant God, we would be overwhelmed by the depth of God's love. God's righteousness demands … Continue reading TDZ Retrospective: Love Not Fear

Holy Week: God’s Love

Just a reminder of God's love for us: 16 “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. 17 For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved … Continue reading Holy Week: God’s Love

Thanksgiving Thoughts

For a couple of weeks I've been thinking thankfulness. Of course my list of things I'm thankful for include my family, the Big Guy, friends, job and faith. Today as I read this verse: The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great … Continue reading Thanksgiving Thoughts

Holy Week: The Power of the Cross

18 For 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. I Corinthians 1:18 New International Version The Power of the Cross By Keith & Kristyn Getty Oh, to see the dawn Of the darkest day: Christ on the road … Continue reading Holy Week: The Power of the Cross

Holy Week: How Deep the Father’s Love for Us

How Deep the Father's Love for Us performed by Joy Williams 4 But because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, 5 made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions—it is by grace you have been saved. Ephesians 2:4-5 New International Version