Category: Jesus Calling

Focal Point

It Is so easy to substitute the things of God for God Himself. At the crazy speed of hundreds of interaction a day, I frequently rush to the good things God has given me: the Bible, the law, my sense…

The Path of Life

Not everything that pricks your hearts, brothers and sisters, is a task for you to take on. Sometimes, a burden is just a burden – the next step is to ask the Lord what He will have you do? He…

Golden Calf of Control

If my mind is always preoccupied with planning, how can I be listening to the step-by-step guidance of my Lord? Is this not an idol called control? And how can I call myself free while thus enslaved? Jesus, help me…

No Complaints

When I complain, I am saying I believe God is mismanaging things in the world and I could do a better job. It’s a form of idolatry. This is why it is God’s will for me to give thanksgiving constantly.…

Fit For His Kingdom

Jesus is leading us from glory to glory, transforming us as we look at him face to face, making us fit for His kingdom. Will I sacrifice the idol of comfort and accept His challenge to journey with Him in…

Heaven Today and Forever

Heaven is both present and future. The essence of heaven is nearness to Christ and He already lives in the hearts of those who’ve invited Him in. Because God has seated Him in heavenly places, we too are seated with…

The Alchemy & Economy of Jesus

Nothing is wasted when you walk close to Jesus. Even my mistakes and sins are recycled into something good, through His transforming grace. Jesus turns water to wine, stones to sons, and wood, hay, and stubble to finest gold and…

Sacredly Surrendered

Each moment, I have a choice: to be in the presence of my problems or the Presence of the Prince of Peace. Though nothing can separate me from Jesus, I choose my focus. I can be absurdly self-sufficient or sacredly…

With Jesus

The question is not whether Jesus is with me and for me. The question is whether I am with Him and for Him. How often do I ignore him by thinking and acting as if He is not with me?…

Earth Filled With Heaven

A lowly barn near Bethlehem once contained the creator of all the heavens and earth. Just so, though we are dust, by God’s mysterious Glory He formed us as earthen jars of clay to be filled with the heavenly content…