Chrysalis Journey #15 | Exposure is the Key

The power of God to change the life of men is found in exposing those very same hearts to the love of God in the form of renewed believers.  Any heart that encounters service that emerges out of an awakened life, a life that has been touched by the love of God manifested in the […]

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The Love of Christ

This was the “Thought of the Day” this morning that my father sent out to his church and friends. This morning Iris and I drove our Costa Rica Missions Team to the airport. It was an exciting event as they picked up their suitcases and headed for the terminal. The church has prayed for them. […]

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Romans Series (Pt. 22) – Romans 5:9-11

We Have Life! (5:9-11) Paul shares with us another benefit of being in relationship with Christ. We are declared righteous by the blood of Jesus.  This is an amazing truth.  Not only is God’s wrath no longer sitting on us, but we been given access to God our Father because of Jesus righteousness [2 Corinthians […]

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Romans Series (Pt. 21) – Romans 5:6-8

Our Great Weakness (5:6) After giving us a brief lesson about perspective we move into a short discussion about the condition of the lost soul. He describes humanity as being weak and ungodly. These are not very flattering references, but we have to see ourselves as God does in order to understand why we need […]

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Romans Series (Pt. 20) – Romans 5:1-5

Peace With God (5:1) Paul begins chapter 5 with a word about the effect that all of chapter 4 implies to us now that we have become children of God.  It is important to see the connections that Paul is making from chapter to chapter. What Paul is describing here is not that we have […]

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Romans Series (Pt. 19) – Romans 4:22-25

Salvation is a Simple thing, but it is not Easy(4:22-25) Paul concludes his defense of genuine faith by telling us why Abraham is a part of the story.  Abraham was the first to receive the imputation of righteousness that comes because of faith in the work of Christ. Salvation, in the end, is not about […]

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