17
APR
2019

The Beauty of the Ashes: To Whom Can I Turn?

Who Can I Turn To? Thus says the Lord:Cursed are those who trust in mere mortals and make mere flesh their strength,whose hearts turn away from the Lord. Jeremiah 17:5 As the Lenten season draws to a close, we find ourselves midway through Holy Week – the final...
05
APR
2019

The Beauty of the Ashes: The Greatest Force In the World

The Greatest Force In the World Who will separate us from the love of Christ? Will hardship, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? Romans 8:35 NRSV The love of God is the greatest force in all the world, because it is the very essence of His...
27
MAR
2019

The Beauty of the Ashes: Get Back In the Ring

Get Back In The Ring And not only that, but we* also boast in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, Romans 5:3 I have an autographed picture of Muhammed Ali in my office at home. No, I never actually met him, but my nephew Jason did. He lived near the...
22
MAR
2019

The Beauty of the Ashes: Friday Second Week of Lent

Search Me O God   O God, you know my foolishness, and my faults are not hidden from you. Psalm 69:6 There are many wise sayings attributed to Abraham Lincoln. One of the most common is this: “You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some...