Grow in Grace

Grow in Grace

“But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To Him be the glory both now and forever. Amen.”_____________________2nd Peter 3:18 (NKJV) What do I mean when I say ‘grace?’ My Holman’s pocket Bible dictionary defines grace as ‘undeserved acceptance and love received from another.’ The most spectacular example of […]

Rose of Sharon

Rose of Sharon

1 I am the rose of Sharon, and the lily of the valleys. 2 As the lily among thorns, so is my love among the daughters. 3 As the apple tree among the trees of the wood, so is my beloved among the sons. Song of Solomon 2: 1-3 (KJV) I had a birthday a couple of months ago […]

Don’t Be Like the Axolotl – Grow Up

Don’t Be Like the Axolotl – Grow Up

HEBREWS 5:13 Anyone who lives on milk, being still an infant, is not acquainted with the teaching about righteousness. (NIV) I was reading my ‘Daily Bread’ meditation one morning and it talked about “The axolotl” – A Mexican salamander that retains tadpole-like characteristics throughout its life. It made me think what the world would be like […]

Hope for 2016

Hope for 2016

There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.” — Ernest Hemingway   To me, this quote speaks of putting on the new—in other words, growth. We’ve changed over the years.  As baby believers, we may have compared our progress to that of others […]