Entries by TheCause

Day 2: The Gift of Celebration

A 25 Day Preparation for the Celebration of Christ Luke 1:64 “Instantly Zechariah could speak again, and he began praising God.” Every day leading up to Christmas, we’ll “unwrap” a gift from the Lord. Today’s gift is… “The Gift of Celebration” Even during the Christmas season, it’s easy complain, be sad, or focus on the […]

Day 1: The Gift of Silence

Luke 1:78-79 “Because of God’s tender mercy, the morning light from heaven is about to break upon us, to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, and to guide us to the path of peace.” A 25 Day Preparation for the Celebration of Christ Every day leading up […]

I Do!
August 28

I Do! that if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. 10 For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation. Romans 10:9,10 On June 24, 1977 at about […]

Absolute Sovereignty with Perfect Justice
August 27

Absolute Sovereignty with Perfect Justice Are we saying, then, that God was unfair? Of course not! 15 For God said to Moses, “I will show mercy to anyone I choose, and I will show compassion to anyone I choose.” 16 So it is God who decides to show mercy. We can neither choose it nor […]

Preventing Disaster
August 25

Preventing Disaster The LORD’s light penetrates the human spirit, exposing every hidden motive. Proverbs 20:27, NLT Coming before the Lord in prayer and repentance is not primarily about feeling bad in relation to poor choices, selfish decisions, ugly thoughts, or regrettable words. Many of our behaviors, some of which may become habits or addictions, can […]

Ultimate Freedom
August 21

Ultimate Freedom For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. Romans 6:23 Free thinking people like to be in control of their own life. They don’t like to be told what to do. Choice is everything to independent people. Choice without perspective however, […]

Amazing Love
August 20

Amazing Love But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Romans 5:8 God loves you just as you are, but too much to leave you as you are! Nobody likes to be told they’re a sinner, but the truth is we are all sinners. […]

Dead or Alive
August 19

Dead or Alive … God, who gives life to the dead and calls those things which do not exist as though they did; Romans 1:17b As a child I can remember being fascinated with how things worked, or at least the parts that went into them. My mother said that it wasn’t uncommon for me […]

Cry Out
August 18

Cry Out O LORD, God of my salvation, I have cried out day and night before You. 2 Let my prayer come before You; Incline Your ear to my cry. Psalm 88:1,2 Life can be difficult…so difficult that we sometimes feel like God is not there, and if He is then He doesn’t care. These […]

There’s No Place Like Home
August 17

There’s No Place Like Home A single day in your courts is better than a thousand anywhere else! I would rather be a gatekeeper in the house of my God than live the good life in the homes of the wicked. Psalm 84:10, NLT People that love the Lord love His presence. Whether it is […]