The First day of the Week

Sunday is not the last day of the week but the first. It is not the day to collapse in exhaustion but one to celebrate the Sabbath rest we have in the Lord Jesus. No matter what we may face tomorrow God has great things in store!

Home Coming

Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.                 Matthew 11:28 ESV Fed up with the rules at home, I decided one day to go to live with my grandparents. “I want to live with Gammy and Cap-Cap!” I stated defiantly to Mom….

On the 2nd Day He Rested

From that time Jesus began to show his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things from the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and on the third day be raised  Matthew 16:21 ESV We all know what happened on that first day, that terrible and blessed day on the cross. On…

Finding Rest

I have found that most of my frustration, stress and anger has its roots down deep in my own personal pride. I get frustrated when I can’t get something accomplished, because it is humbling to admit that something is beyond my ability. Stress keeps me awake at night juggling ideas on how to deal with…

The Active Sabbath

The blessings of keeping Sabbath are not about inactivity but about being focused on and committed to the special work that God has for us today. Most Christians believe that because we live in the era of grace, not law the idea of keeping Sabbath is an unnecessary custom. This coupled with the relentless demands…