Today is Ascension Day, the 40th day of Easter. Jesus ascended to the Father 40 days after His resurrection (Acts 1:1-9). The Ascension is not something we think about often, but it is vitally important to our lives as followers of Jesus. Just what is Jesus doing in heaven that matters for us on earth? Way more than … Continue reading What in Heaven is Jesus Doing on Earth?
Author: Jimmy D.
I Am Yours. Save Me!
"I am Yours. Save me!" - Psalm 119:94a One of my favorite and most often prayed prayers is from the first part of Psalm 119:94: "I am Yours. Save me!" I learned it from a scene in the 2003 movie Luther, starring Joseph Fiennes as the young monk, Martin Luther. Luther was tormented by his own sinfulness and … Continue reading I Am Yours. Save Me!
The Bittersweetness of Advent & Genesis 3
"Till sin be bitter, Christ will not be sweet. The more bitterness we taste in sin, the more sweetness we shall taste in Christ." - Thomas Watson in The Doctrine of Repentance This Advent season our church has been tasting the bitterness of the beginnings of sin in Genesis 3. Why all this focus on the … Continue reading The Bittersweetness of Advent & Genesis 3
Growing To Know Him
Are you growing in your KNOWLEDGE of God? What comes to mind when you hear that question? Maybe you think, "Yes! I'm learning so much in God's Word about who He is and what He's done. I feel like I'm learning things about Him I've never known before." Or perhaps you respond, "I'm not sure … Continue reading Growing To Know Him