Being that I'm from Texas and I come from 'humble' beginnings like a lot of people, this journey into blogging will be simple and about simple things. May it be an encouragement to any and all who read
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Saturday, April 30, 2011 Octave of Easter Read Acts 4:13-21 Observing the boldness of Peter and John and perceiving them to be uneducated, ordinary men,... they were amazed and they recognized them as companions of Jesus. Holy Spirit, empower us to be effective witnesses to the Gospel. Give us t...
Friday, April 29, 2011 Octave of Easter Read John 21:1-14 Jesus said to them, "Come, have breakfast."And none of the disciples dared to ask him, "Who are you?"because they realized it was the Lord.Jesus came over and took the bread and gave it to them,and in like manner the fi...
Thursday, April 28, 2011 Octave of Easter Read Acts 3:11-26 "You denied the Holy and Righteous One and asked that a murderer be released to you. The author of life you put to death, but God raised him from the dead; of this we are witnesses." Lord Jesus, You are the Holy and Righteous ...
Wednesday, April 27, 2011 Octave of Easter Read Luke 24:13-35 He asked them, "What are you discussing as you walk along?" They stopped, looking downcast. One of them, named Cleopas, said to him in reply. "Are you the only visitor to Jerusalem who does not know of the things that ...
Tuesday, April 26, 2011 Read John 20:11-18 "Woman, why are you weeping?" She said to them, "They have taken my Lord, and I don't know where they laid him." Jesus, I believe that you are the risen Lord! I place my faith in you and trust in your power to work in my life th...
Easter Sunday, Resurrection of the Lord, April 24, 2011 Read John 20:1-9 "Peter and the other disciple went out and came to the tomb." All praise to you, Lord Jesus! You have conquered sin and death. You have lifted us up to be with you forever.
Holy Saturday, April 23, 2011 Read Matthew 28:1-10 Then the angel said to the women in reply, "Do Not be afraid! I know that you are seeking Jesus the crucified. He is not here, for he has been raised just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay. Jesus, crucified and risen Christ,...
Good Friday, April 22, 2011 Read John 18:1-19:42 So they took Jesus, and, carrying the cross himself, he went out to what is call the Place of the Skull, in Hebrew, Golgotha. There they crucified him, and with him two others, one on either side, with Jesus in the middle. Christ crucified, give u...
Thursday, April 21, 2011 Read Matthew 26:14-25 "The Son of Man indeed goes, as it is written of him, but woe to that man by whom the Son of Man is betrayed. It would be better for that man if he had never been born." Lord Jesus, come to us in our weakness. Give us the strength to be f...
God's Grace I wonder how many people will delete this without reading it because of the title. It is a shame but this message is very true. Hope you are all as blessed as I was by this story. There once was a man named George Thomas, pastor in a small New England town. One Easter Sunday mo...