One Thing 5/31/17

Luke 24:34 , saying, “The Lord has really risen and has appeared to Simon.” 35 They began to relate their experiences on the road and how He was recognized by them in the breaking of the bread. John 21:15 , So when they had finished breakfast, Jesus *said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love […]

One Thing 5/30/17

Ps. 68:1-2, Let God arise, let His enemies be scattered, And let those who hate Him flee before Him. As smoke is driven away, so drive them away; As wax melts before the fire, So let the wicked perish before God. John 3:30,  He must increase, but I must decrease. Gal. 5:16, But I say, […]

Retro One Thing 08/30/2012

1John 1:1  What was from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we have looked at and touched with our hands, concerning the Word of Life I love this verse because it gives us further insight into the relevance, and reality of Christ. He is referred to as […]

Retro One Thing 07/25/2012

Everything in this life is so unpredictable, and the potential for breathtaking pain is always so real because everything that’s precious to us is so temporal. This devotional is called One Thing because, like David in Psalm 27, we are called to live a One Thing life seeking His presence and beholding His beauty. I’m […]

One Thing 5/23/17

There is a story told that one day Francis of Assisi was wandering through a little Italian village. Suddenly a humble peasant came out from behind a hedge, tugged at his sleeve, and said, “Good master, I pray thee, be as good as we think you are!” Someone once said that “God’s imperative to the […]

One Thing 5/22/17

Gen. 35:13-14,  Then God went up from him in the place where He had spoken with him. Jacob set up a pillar in the place where He had spoken with him, a pillar of stone, and he poured out a drink offering on it; he also poured oil on it. Phil. 2:17 But even if […]

Retro One Thing 06/25/2012

Just as David explained his “One Thing” life in Psalm 27:4, Paul explained his life in 2Corinthians 5:14, where he said he was “controlled by the love of Christ.” He was trying to explain his behavior to the Corinthians and that was his explanation for why he lived the way he lived, why he behaved […]

One Thing 5/18/17

Luke 4:16 -21, And He came to Nazareth, where He had been brought up; and as was His custom, He entered the synagogue on the Sabbath, and stood up to read. And the book of the prophet Isaiah was handed to Him. And He opened the book and found the place where it was written, “THE […]

One Thing 5/17/17

Ps.40:8, “I delight to do thy will, oh my God..” Obedience is loves grateful response to love. Obedience is loves reward, and the obedience of love is the only reward Jesus wants from us. When my children were little they were the most thrilled when I brought them prizes. Everybody loves a prize, and our […]

One Thing 5/16/17

Jn. 11:23,  Jesus *said to her, “Your brother will rise again.” 24 Martha *said to Him, “I know that he will rise again in the resurrection on the last day.” 25 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life When Jesus tells Martha that Lazarus will rise again Martha assumes that He is talking […]