Daily Text - Seedbed

The proclamation of the gospel is simply not the domain of the "great" communicators. It is the humble privilege of broken men and women who are themselves being daily remade.

If only we could all realize that Jesus doesn't want our wealth, he wants us.

The way of the cross, then, is to repent and believe the gospel—over and over and over again.

The gospel is the unlikely triumph of the surprising ways of God (i.e. the cross) over the predictably sinful ways of the world (i.e. power).

The mission of the Holy Spirit in our midst is to make us strong in the Lord and glorious expressions of the holy love of God in the world he sent his Son to save.

Following Jesus is waking up to the beautiful life Jesus calls us into, for all its worth, and living it to the absolute fullest.

The movemental journey from the land of slavery to the land of promise must pass through seasons of wilderness; at times seemingly endless ones.

So how does one move from God with me to God within me? Turning to the Lord Jesus, receiving the Holy Spirit, and beholding the glory. It's all right here. 

Whatever we turn to and attach ourselves to for security—that is who or what we worship.

While faith is definitely a matter of the heart, the life of faith is not primarily lived out in the heart. It is lived from the heart but through our actual bodies.

Thin places become forever marked as sites where the atmosphere seemed to thin out as a window into the heavens opened up; places where glory kisses the ground.

Hiddenness is the gift of God to the humble ones, who have traded in their own quest for glory for the pursuit of beholding the glory of Another.

It is one thing to know God's name; quite another to know God "by name."

This psalm gives us a glimpse, even if only fragmentary, of the engulfing anguish of that Man of Sorrows who stood in our place.

May 23, 2020 Exodus 33:7-11(NIV) 7 Now Moses used to take a tent and pitch it outside the camp some distance away, calling it the “tent of meeting.” Anyone inquiring of the Lord would go to...

May 22, 2020 Exodus 33:7-11(NIV) 7 Now Moses used to take a tent and pitch it outside the camp some distance away, calling it the “tent of meeting.” Anyone inquiring of the Lord would go to...

When someone, anyone, lives into and out of an authentic friendship with Jesus and really gives themselves to him, it becomes a clarion call to worship for thousands and ultimately millions.

I believe God wants us to read the Bible with this primary question: How do we live in the presence of the one true, holy, and loving God in the wilderness?

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