WotW: “Greater” works

When we really, begin to understand the magnificent and massive debt that has been fully paid, we find that we are left standing with open arms, and eyes wide, desperately longing to repay a Savior Whom we could never repay. This is the effect of recognizing the power, price, and gift of grace.

“Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever believes in me will also do the works that I do; and greater works than these will he do, because I am going to the Father. John 14:12 (ESV) I don’t know about you, but I have always found John 14:12 to be very intimidating. I mean, really? Greater works than Jesus? For me, the idea the idea that I might be held accountable to accomplish greater works than Jesus was so unattainable, {Read More}

WotW: “Greater” is He


“Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.” 1 John 4:4 (KJV) Living lives submitted to the will of God can prove challenging. As we press close to our Savior, endeavoring to know Him intimately, our walk should begin to reflect a heart and mind yielded to Christ. During mountaintop seasons, where we have emerged victorious from a particular trial or circumstance, trusting {Read More}

WotW: “Greater” than

Inexplicably, light breaks through the darkness of our circumstance. The mountain has not moved, yet neither does it cast a shadow over our situation. Instead the mountain stands in the shadow of our great and awesome God. Suddenly He who is greater than our darkest night eclipses our problems.

“If you say in your heart, ‘These nations are greater than I. How can I dispossess them?’ you shall not be afraid of them but you shall remember what the Lord your God did to Pharaoh and to all Egypt, the great trials that your eyes saw, the signs, the wonders, the mighty hand, and the outstretched arm, by which the Lord your God brought you out. So will the Lord your God do to all the peoples of whom {Read More}

WotW: “Greater” love


  My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. You are my friends if you do what I command. – John 15:12-14 (NIV)  It is easy to approach loving like Christ flippantly. We go to church, try to live by the golden rule, proudly display our Christian status on our jewelry, car, apparel or Facebook page, verbally acknowledge our faith every now {Read More}

Word of the Week: Greater


The Lord has placed it on my heart to focus on Him piece by piece. This direction has led to the concept of focusing on a single word, as it presents in the Word, and as the Holy Spirit should direct. It is a journey I am excited to take with you. This week, the word is simply: “greater”.   One of my favorite scriptures is found in the third chapter of John. In this account we find the disciples {Read More}