Why Jesus – Day 19 Today’s Devotional The religious leaders started noticing that Jesus was breaking some of the Levitical laws. All of those things would make Him unclean according to the law of Moses. He did not break the laws, but fulfilled them. He touched the the woman who was bleeding and healed her. He fulfilled the law for us and for the world. Jesus has fulfilled … [Read more...] about Fulfilled
Why Jesus – Day 18 Today’s Devotional The Tree of Life represents Jesus. The Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil represents free will, because what God created was good and that was our normal standard. We wouldn't know anything different besides just good. But if we were to be exposed to evil, then we would be able to differentiate between good and evil. Now we … [Read more...] about Tree of Life
Why Jesus – Day 17 Today’s Devotional Hell is the absence of God. Heaven is the Presence of God. God wants all His children to be with Him in Heaven. If we do not believe upon Jesus Christ, who died for our sins, then we are separated from God. If we accept Jesus as our LORD and Savior, then we are saved from our sins and we have the righteousness of Christ. Because of our … [Read more...] about Eternal Life
Six years ago, my book Following God onto the Stage: A 40-Day Devotional was released. In it, I share about how in 2015 (eight years ago!) I followed God in a challenge to push myself physically, as I readied for my first bodybuilding competition! Since then, I've competed 3 more times. And each time, I noticed that stretching and growing in one area of my life automatically … [Read more...] about Stretching and Growing Again
"This is the day that the Lord has made. Let us REJOICE and BE GLAD in it." Psalm 118:24 ESV With all the news happening this week, I wanted to give you some tools for your toolbelt to walk forward in faith, strength, freedom and peace. To do that, I wanted to highlight some of my favorite posts. Remember that Psalm 118:24 is a choice, rejoicing and being glad is a … [Read more...] about Tools for Your Toolbelt
Why Jesus – Day 16 Today’s Devotional Although I do believe there really was a Garden of Eden on this Earth, the word Eden is representative of Heaven because Eden means Paradise. And Paradise is the Presence of God, which is Heaven. So, when time first began, we were with God in Heaven, because we had no shame and no sin. And of course, the fall happened through Adam … [Read more...] about What is Heaven and How Can We Have It?
I love to read! And if you are like me, you are always looking for recommendations for the next series to read. With the fall weather finally falling upon us here in Texas, it is just the time to cozy up with a blanket, a hot cup of tea or coffee and a book--preferably the printed kind, where I can bookmark the pages I like best and highlight the lines that stand out to … [Read more...] about A Series of Series
Why Jesus – Day 15 Today’s Devotional God is a Righteous Judge. Why do we need Jesus Christ? Why do we need God in the flesh to come to this earth and die for our sins? All of us sin and fall short of the glory of God. By justice alone, we do not deserve to be with God. Because God loves us and does not twist justice, He implemented a salvation plan--taking our sinful life … [Read more...] about Righteous Judge