The Best New Year Resolution Ever!

knowinggodbanKnowing God is the best resolution that anyone can make at any time, but especially at the beginning of a New Year.  Knowing God is eternal life. “…This is eternal life, that they know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent” (John 17:3). 

The LORD says, “Let not the wise man boast in his wisdom, let not the mighty man boast in his might, let not the rich man boast in his riches, but let him who boasts boast in this, that he understands and knows me, that I am the LORD who practices steadfast love, justice, and righteousness in the earth.  For in these things I delight, declares the LORD” (Jeremiah 9:23-24).  Does this describe you?   Continue reading

Get Busy Living or Get Busy Dying 24 Hours A Day

get-busy-living-or-get-busy-dying-5Today marks the end of the year 2014 – what has this year been like for you?  I am still processing what has happened this year, but all in all it’s been great!  It’s the first year in a while that I haven’t traveled anywhere far – I decided to stay close to my family and church this year and not travel as I normally do each year.  So, in that sense, it’s been good and refreshing and it has given me a lot of extra time with my family and church for which I am really grateful.

A Brand New, Well Packaged Gift for Everyone!

But another year starts tomorrow and we will all start on the same.  It’s a new and free gift that is being given to us by the Lord God, our Creator.  This brand new gift has been carefully wrapped and ready for us.  The year 2015 will be the same for all of us in the sense that we will all be given the same amount of seconds which will culminate into minutes, which will culminate into hours, which will culminate into days, which will culminate into weeks, which will culminate into months, which will culminate into a full year.  In 12 full months, the year 2015 will have come and gone.   Continue reading