One Thing 12/25/17

Luke 2:8,  In the same region there were some shepherds staying out in the fields and keeping watch over their flock by night. 9 And an angel of the Lord suddenly stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them; and they were terribly frightened. 10 But the angel said to them, “Do not […]

Retro One Thing 05/14/2013

1 Thessalonians 5:24(KJV) Faithful is he that calleth you, who also will do it. This scripture speaks clearly to the heart of what it means to walk in the Spirit. To walk, by its very nature, means to take steps, and our spiritual walk is one step at a time into all the situations of […]

One Thing 12/21/17

For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them. (Eph 2:10) Being manifested that you are a letter of Christ, cared for by us, written not with ink but with the Spirit of the living God, not on tablets of stone […]

One Thing 12/20/17

Grace is more than the free gift of forgiveness; it is the free gift of victory. The law reveals the power of sin; and sin reveals the power of grace. Rom. 5:20 The Law came in so that the transgression would increase; but where sin increased, grace abounded all the more, 21 so that, as […]

One Thing 12/19/17

Advent is to Christmas what Lent is to Easter, and therefore like Lent, Advent prepares us to experience Christmas in new and powerful ways each year. Each year, beginning with the advent we know that Christmas, the birth of Christ, is coming; but Advent which is a time of preparation, declaration, and anticipation helps to […]

One Thing 12/18/17

Yesterday was the beginning of the third week of Advent, which is the week of joy. Advent is a season of duality, because it is both a time of reflection and repentance, as we wait eagerly for the coming again of the Lord.  It is a time of joy where we celebrate the fact that […]

One Thing 12/15/17

Rev. 4, After these things I looked, and behold, a door standing open in heaven, and the first voice which I had heard, like the sound of a trumpet speaking with me, said, “Come up here, and I will show you what must take place after these things.” 2 Immediately I was in the Spirit; and […]

One Thing 12/14/17

In Romans 7:14–25, Paul, referring to his struggle with the power of sin in his life, uses a first-person singular pronoun 36 times. Throughout those 11 verses the word “I,” “my,” “me,” dominate the narrative. In verse 25 Paul uses the phrase “I myself,” which is a perfect description of the kind of life Paul […]

One Thing 12/13/17

Religion says, “become what you would be with the help of God.” The gospel says, be what you’ve already become by the grace of God.” Where He said “It is finished,” is where we begin in the Christian life. We don’t contend with God for it all; we begin with it all in Christ, and […]

One Thing 12/12/17

2Cor. 5:17 Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come.   Are we Christ enclosed people? I believe this is the real question that each of us must daily ask ourselves as we walk out this Christian life in the midst of […]