But I’m afraid to surrender!

I listen carefully to what God the LORD is saying, for he speaks peace to his people, his faithful ones.  But let them not return to their foolish ways—Serve only the LORD your God and fear him alone.  Obey his commands, listen to his voice, and cling to him. Long ago God spoke many times […]

Kept for Jesus

To those who are called, beloved in God the Father, and kept for Jesus Christ… …for the Father himself loves you, because you have loved me and have believed that I came from God. —I am coming to you, Holy Father, keep them in your name, which you have given me, that they may be one, […]

It’s all of faith…

It’s Reformation Day! Five-hundred years ago today Martin Luther publicized  ninety-five propositions for debate–points where he said the church was in error and in violation of what was taught in the Bible.  His arguments centered around the practice of indulgences, the idea that forgiveness could be secured with money.  He argued that this practice short-circuited […]