COME TO ME

Matt. 11:28 Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Augustine famously said it like this, “Our hearts are restless until we find our rest in you”. This world can really beat you up. Everything from terrorist attacks to political chaos, from financial drama to unexpected health …

FACE TO FACE

So Jacob called the place Peniel, saying, “It is because I saw God face to face, and yet my life was spared”. Gen.32:30 We saw Jacob’s journey begin as a young man at Bethel. It was the place of Jacob’s ladder that marked the beginning of God’s plan for Jacob. God’s plan was more than …

SURRENDER

Mark 10:29,30 ¶ So Jesus answered and said, “Assuredly, I say to you, there is no one who has left house or brothers or sisters or father or mother or wife or children or lands, for My sake and the gospel’s, who shall not receive a hundredfold now in this time—houses and brothers and sisters …

BLIND BEGGARS

Mark 10:46 ¶ Then they *came to Jericho. And as He was leaving Jericho with His disciples and a large crowd, a blind beggar named Bartimaeus, the son of Timaeus, was sitting by the road. This is one of my favorite stories in the Bible. It displays the desperation of a hurting soul, the kindness …