INTIMACY WITH GOD

“It is a great thing to enter the inner chamber, and shut the door, and meet the Father in secret. It is a greater thing to open the door again, and go out, in an enjoyment of that presence .”

Andrew Murray, The Prayer Life (1912)
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Jesus Justified The Cross

To understand the significance of The Cross one must imagine the horrific scene on Calvary hill. Calvary, also called Golgotha (meaning skull), was immediately outside Jerusalem’s walls. Calvary is where Jesus hung, where He was crucified – His earthly body nailed to a man-made cross.

In those days of Israel a cross was a means by which convicted criminals were put to death. Crucifixion was perfected by the Roman empire as a manner of execution; the convicted humiliatingly stripped bare then nailed to a cross outside the city walls. They hung in that specific area, until dead, for all who enter the city to gawk and beware.

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Who Do You Need To Forgive?

“Forgiveness means to give up our resentment for the omission or commission of something that hurts us. Forgiveness grants relief to the person who “owes” us for what they have done to us or allowed to happen to us. In its most complete form, true forgiveness means we cease to feel resentment against the person who inflected the pain.”

Carol Kent, A New Kind Od Normal (2007)
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Did You Lie Today?

The society we live in sets us up to excuse white lies. All you have to do is read the billboards on the highway and watch the commercials on the television; easily half of them include white lies. Sure, there is probably a grain of truth in them, but sometimes it’s a pretty small grain!”

Dan Seaborn, 26 Words That Will Improve The Way You Do Family, (2002)
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Come To Jesus

No matter how dire you believe your situation may be, please know, there is no need to be weary and burdened.

Jesus, our savior, is waiting – His arms wide open – ready to hold you. Two thousand years ago Jesus stepped down from His throne in heaven to walk amongst us, His beloved children, so that we may have a relationship with Him.

Jesus came to show us The Way, that mankind need not despair.

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