Tag Archives: Faith

Reality Check | Our Single Purpose

Last Sunday was Palm Sunday, the day when the church celebrates the anniversary of the Triumphal Entry of Christ into Jerusalem. On that day a little under 2000 years ago, the crowd welcomed their humble Messiah with Palm Branches (a … Continue reading

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Love endures… | Our Single Purpose

“Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.” 1 Corinthians 13:6-8a True Love endures. It perseveres. It never gives up. This love is not the ooey-gooey kind of … Continue reading

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Colossians on Thankfulness

I’ve decided to dig into the book of Colossians this year for my devotions. This morning as I was reading through all four chapters again to familiarize myself with the book, I was struck by how often thankfulness, in one … Continue reading

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There is hope.

 [T]he man of heaven will come and call us to life. Everyone joined to him by faith can anticipate the day to come when once again, God will breathe his very own life into bodies that have become dust. We … Continue reading

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Does Your Life Reveal the Character of God?

Do people understand more of God’s mercy because of the way I respond to their mistakes? Do people understand more of God’s holiness because of my high ethical standards? Do people understand more of God’s patience because of the time … Continue reading

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Insatiable longings

Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life (Ps 13:12). If you have ever had a hope deferred, you know how much heart-sickness stings. The person dealing with unwanted singleness, the couple struggling … Continue reading

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Purity in uh, well…yeah, you know | Our Single Purpose

When I was single, I dreaded hearing “the purity talk” from married people. Please don’t talk to me about “waiting” and “guarding” and “abstaining” when I have no idea if I will ever marry and you’re enjoying the pleasures of … Continue reading

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