December 29, 2019

Live Today - It Is a Gift and Blessing

And just like that...another year is ending... another decade is winding up and in just a couple days we will all be trying to remember to write 2020! What a blessing to serve a God of order and not chaos, to live in a time and a place where the freedom to worship and the orderliness of life allows us to gather together to celebrate.

In the last few days, I have received notices of 4 families that have lost loved ones, and countless others that have reached out for comfort because someone they love has passed in 2019. The holidays are a difficult time for many. When I worked for KODA I was fond of saying “We live in a wo

So, as you live today - remember that. Remember that tomorrow is a dream, a gift from God and yesterday, well yesterday lived, is done. It is choices made and the source for lessons learned. Live today and use the time of this day as the gift and blessing that it is.

What lessons have you learned from the days and events of 2019 that will make 2020 better? How are you different today than you were a year ago? Why? What changed? Is the change an improvement? Are you growing more like Jesus? Are you living a life with Christ as the center?

Pray, asking God to reveal to you those heart issues that need to change, the character defects that need to be surrendered in repentance and replaced with a God honoring attitude. Then let’s move into 2020 with clear vision and our eyes on Jesus.

1 Corinthians 9:24 - “Do you not know that those who run in a race all run, but only one receives the prize? Run in such a way that you might win.”

Love and Prayers,

Pastor Deb