Passing alongside the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and Andrew the brother of Simon casting a net into the sea, for they were fishermen. And Jesus said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you become fishers of men.” Mark 1:16-17 Ron’s father, … Continue reading What Is That In Your Hand?
Jesus was left alone with the woman standing before Him. Jesus straightened up and said to her, “Woman, where are they? Has no one condemned you?” She said, “No one, sir.” And Jesus said, “Neither do I condemn you. Go your way, and from now … Continue reading When We Need To Re-live Beautiful Moments
Blessed are they that mourn for they shall be comforted. Matthew 5:4 None of us is lacking for reasons to mourn. If we see the world the way it truly is, through the lens of the Gospel, it is enough to cause deep sadness. We … Continue reading Mourning and Comforters
[Samuel said to Saul] The Spirit of the LORD will come upon you and you will prophesy with them and will be transformed into another man. And let it be when these signs come upon you that you do as occasion serves you, for God … Continue reading A Takeover But Not Of The Hostile Kind
But he said to them, "It is I; don't be afraid." Then they were willing to take him into the boat. John 6: 20-21 Jesus' disciples are in a boat in the middle of the sea. The opposite shore is nowhere in sight. It is … Continue reading Beneath The Noise Of My Life
And when he came up out of the water, immediately he saw the heavens being torn open and the Spirit descending on him like a dove. And a voice came from heaven, “You are my beloved Son; with you I am well pleased.” The Spirit … Continue reading The Spirit Led Jesus Where?
As he approached the town gate, a dead person was being carried out—the only son of his mother, and she was a widow. And a large crowd from the town was with her. When the Lord saw her, his heart went out to her and … Continue reading And Jesus Gave Him Back To His Mother
Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, ‘Out of his heart will flow rivers of living water. John 7:38 A person’s deep emptiness will only be filled by a relationship with Jesus. Not only will it be satisfied but it will overflow from … Continue reading When The Next Thing Happens, Is He Enough?
“What shall we say the kingdom of God is like, or what parable shall we use to describe it? It is like a mustard seed, which is the smallest of all seeds on earth. Yet when planted, it grows and becomes the largest of all … Continue reading A Drop In An Ocean Of Need
When the disciples were together, with the doors locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, "Peace be with you!" John 20:19 The disciples are hopeless. They had grown to love Jesus. He said he was King, but they … Continue reading When Disciples Retreat Behind A Locked Door