All He Has is Ours!

And he said to him, ‘Son, you are always with me, and all that is mine is yours. Luke 15:31 What most of us love about the parable of the prodigal son is the love and acceptance he receives when he returns home. His father had the servants bring him the best robe, sandals and a…

What is a Father?

As I was growing up a father meant three things. First there was the invisible father who had disappeared and I couldn’t remember. This one seemed mysterious and of doubtful character. Then there was the suddenly appearing father. He was always right and quick to correct. He taught me many good things but was fearful…

Living Connection

Our real connection to Jesus Christ must always lead to our true connection to one another. Division points to a brokenness in some aspect of our relationship with God. Division in our hearts or in our relationships is a signpost pointing to a break in our connection to our Heavenly Father. But He is always…

Getting Back in the Boat

And when they got into the boat, the wind ceased. Matthew 14:32 This short, seemingly insignificant verse holds a promise I had overlooked till I desperately needed it. I often thought about God challenging me as when Peter walked on water. Other times it was comforting to know that Jesus reached out his hand to…