Tag Archives: life

running … and finishing the race …

When I was in high school, I ran cross country each fall. Some of our races were run on ¼ mile tracks while many were run on cross country courses … most all were at a distance of around 2 … Continue reading

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a simple and personal reminder today

I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, But Christ who lives IN me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith IN the Son of God, Who loved me … Continue reading

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the power in the unsaid … Jesus and the rich young man

In some reading last night, I once again discovered the account of Jesus’ encounter with the rich young man and I saw some things with a different insight … consider this passage … And behold, a man came up to … Continue reading

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ransomed

Typically when we think of the word ransom, we think of kidnapping and the amount of money a business or family will then pay to have a colleague or loved one returned … safe and sound. Of course with kidnappings … Continue reading

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did Jesus promote easy believism?

I ended yesterday’s post with the question, ‘How’s this for a new church sign?’ MAY THE FATHER, SON AND SPIRIT MAKE THEIR HOME IN YOU You may say, “But Bernie, that is too mysterious and bizarre … that will scare people off.” Yes, … Continue reading

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the fulfillment of a covenantal promise

The new sermon series BRAND:new at Northpoint Online with Andy Stanley has me revisiting the book of Galatians. As I read and reread the third chapter, I was once again blown away by how much covenantal insight Paul provides … … Continue reading

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to understand the abundant life

For me, the journey to understand the abundant life has its beginning with the shepherd boy David and his anointing … anoint … choose by divine intervention, administer an oil or ointment to; often in a religious ceremony of blessing … Continue reading

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