Follow Me

“And he said to all, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.’” ~ Luke 9:23 Follow me. Jesus said these words when he called invited Matthew [...]

Daily

“And he said to all, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.’” ~ Luke 9:23 For the last couple of years, God has placed this idea of moment [...]

Take Up Your Cross, Limp and All

“And he said to all, ‘If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.’” ~ Luke 9:23 You might not notice it at first, but if you hang out with me [...]

Deny Yourself

“And he said to all, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.’” ~ Luke 9:23 The Sermon on the Mount has to be Jesus’ famous speech. Because [...]

If Anyone Would Come After Me

“And he said to all, ‘If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.’” ~ Luke 9:23 People in Jesus’ day surely did it. They definitely do it today. [...]

To All

“And he said to all, ‘If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.’” ~ Luke 9:23 Sometimes when you look at Scripture, one little phrase can [...]

A Lent Primer

To commemorate the Lenten season this year, I’m doing a series of devotions called Take Up Your Cross. I’ll be looking at some events in the life of Jesus to examine his example of sacrificial [...]

Take Up Your Cross

  “And he said to all, ‘If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.’” ~ Luke 9:23 As Jesus carried out his public ministry, he attracted a [...]

To Love is to Sacrifice

“Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.” ~ John 15:13 I find it very interesting that the season of Lent begins on Valentine’s Day this year. This [...]

You Are Never Too Old

“Whenever I go out to kick a ball, the ball never asks how old I am. And the goalposts, they could care less.” ~ Matt Bryant, 42 year old kicker for the Atlanta Falcons I picked up my violin the [...]