Let us also think of creative ways by which we can influence one another to find inspired expression in doing things that benefit others. Good actions give voice and volume to the love of God. In the light of our free access to the Father, let us extend that embrace to one another. Our gatherings…

Your strong love for each other will prove to the world that you are my disciples. Jn 13:35 A community is based on dedication and honest communication. Both are part of a good definition of love, because love is about respecting the other more than yourself, so much that you share plans and dreams, encourage…

You are the light of the world. Matt 5:14 Jesus called himself the light of the world. (John 8:12). The word used for world here is cosmos. Cosmos does not depict the physical world – only – but the order of the universe. Jesus is not a physical source of light such as a lamp…

And the Lord God made man from the dust of the earth, breathing into him the breath of life: and man became a living soul. Gen 2:7 The bible teaches us that man was made in the image of God. Frankly, looking around today, I sometimes have a hard time seeing that. But let’s not…

A Vision Have you ever seen one of those pictures that show you all the lights on the earth at night as seen from space? (Well, at least now you have.) I have a vision: since we are the light of this world, let us be such a pattern, such a covering of the earth…

God has given each of you a gift from his great variety of spiritual gifts. 1Pe 4:10 Prelude This will be another kind of post. I will be writing about personality traits, strengths, and preferences. Let me tie this in with faith first, though. The bible is our model. The people in the bible demonstrate…