Tag Archives: Grace

Venice II: Sergio the Omniscient

Yesterday we met Sergio the Omniscient. We were staying one night in Venezia at the Hotel Flora – a very beautiful little hotel on a private garden a short walk to San Marco. Sergio greeted us at the hotel and … Continue reading

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Longing for the Lord

Do you long for the Lord? Really seek after him? Do you long for him as you long for other things in your life? What would today look like if you sought after God as you seek after the important … Continue reading

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Humble Yourself

Humble yourself before God. Now is your chance. Our problem is that we too powerful and fierce in our own eyes. Does this resonate with you? Don’t wait for God to humble you. Instead, follow the example of Jesus, who … Continue reading

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No Turning Back

At our best and most reflective times, we desire to follow God with earnest. In the pressure cooker of life, though, we fall victim to our weakness. We need perseverance to stay fixed on Jesus – strength in the Lord … Continue reading

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Babylon Falling

Look to God for hope and salvation in the face of your toughest times and most oppressive battles.  He is our victory.  And our understanding and appreciation of his grace shines in contrast to evil and oppression. Evil will fall … Continue reading

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Forward Not Backward

Jesus sums up all the commands of God into two things: love God and love your neighbour. Instead of loving God and loving our neighbours, we choose whom to love and we choose when to love. We decide who is … Continue reading

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Glimpse of Glory

We often walk by, overlook, or take for granted God’s expressions of glory here on earth, increasingly losing our sense of reverence before God as our world offers more and more shiny baubles for us to admire. Today we see … Continue reading

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