The Message of the Cross

Then Jesus told his disciples, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. Matthew 16:24 NIV Some people wear a cross around their neck while others have bracelets or earrings, using it as a fashion statement. But even though the cross has become a popular design for…

No Justice No Peace?

And Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.” And they cast lots to divide his garments. Luke 23:34 ESV I was struck by two events today: one great – the other terribly sad. First the great! Our church re-opened after 6 months: Yay!! Pastor Johnny Scott came in after an awesome worship service and…

Listening or Hearing?

Then Jesus six days before the Passover came to Bethany, where Lazarus was, which had been dead, whom he raised from the dead.There they made him a supper; and Martha served: but Lazarus was one of them that sat at the table with him.Then took Mary a pound of ointment of spikenard, very costly, and…

Listen Twice

When I’m in trouble Or in need Help me to follow Your decree To listen twice Before I speak And wait awhile Before I freak And in that quiet Grace to rest See in your cross That You know best Listen Twice by Peter Caligiuri © 2020 All rights reserved

What Am I Worth Today?

But even the hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not, therefore; you are of more value than many sparrows. Matthew 10:30-31 ESV I remember the day when we brought our first child home. We just held him in our arms, amazed by everything about him. From his tiny toes to the softness of…