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Time To Turn The Page

  Day One It’s Time To Turn The page James 1:12 Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him. It’s time to turn the page on our new calendar for a new beginning; you might look back over the last year and say what happened last year was tough, with many trials and blessings. But as we wait in anticipation of the return of our Lord Jesus, we have that hope that no matter what we are …

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Narrow Gate Of A New Year

It’s a new year. The other night as I was contemplating this new year I heard the words “narrow gate of a new year”. And I like that idea. The Narrow Gate in Scripture referred to Jesus as being the Only Way to salvation. But this morning the Lord refers to this new year as a narrow gate as well. It’s time to drop anything that held you back in 2021. Oh beloved, what held you back last year? What kept you from moving on in your life? What stopped you from fulfilling God’s purpose for your life? What caused …

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Walk Out Into The New Year

On New Year’s Day morning I walked out to my car barefoot. In December. Unbelievable and yet that’s just what I did. Oh beloved, maybe you didn’t walk out to your car barefoot. But you are walking into this New Year without hesitation. Your feet are shod with the preparation of the Gospel of Peace. You don’t have to stop and make preparation. Even though thorns and stones are out there, you are fully covered by Christ. It’s time that God’s people walk like God’s people. Peace is your birthright. Even though you may have much you feel you should …

I Must Decrease

It is hard to believe that we are already 4 days into the new year. We are doing our best to recover from the time off and all of the Christmas and New year festivities, we are headed back to work, school and our usual daily tasks. Some of us have been setting goals for the new year, working on our calendar and resolutions…hours of planning have gone into what we want to accomplish in this new year. Yet here we are 4 days into the new year and I am still looking at my calendar thinking can I really …