The Reason for Our Fruitlessness

Have you ever been discouraged that it seemed like your life lacked the fruitfulness you imagined?  Have you ever worked hard to serve others, only to feel a frustration of pointlessness? Could it be that at times we have it backwards?  Are we focused more on the work...

Worship that Costs Something

Then took Mary a pound of ointment of spikenard, very costly, and anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped his feet with her hair: and the house was filled with the odour of the ointment. John 12:3 In Mary’s heart, Jesus was worth it. Her heart of love and worship...

Why He Waits

Then said Jesus unto them plainly, Lazarus is dead.  John 11:14 Why didn’t he come sooner? Martha asked it. Mary asked it. Those watching asked it. Jesus didn’t go right away when He heard the news that Lazarus was sick.  He waited.   By the time He...

Who is Being Promoted?

He must increase, but I must decrease. John 3:30 How contrary to self-promotion this truth is. I like to increase, but Jesus is calling me to decrease. He is calling me to be humble and serve. Jesus is not asking me to do something He didn’t do.  He decreased...