Prayer

Forever Young

The Songs We Sing: Love Back in ’92

J.J. Abrams is one of my favorite directors.  Back in 1992, long before he directed Star Wars: The Force Awakens, one of Abrams’s screenplays was released as a movie called “Forever Young.”  It starred Mel Gibson, who played a pilot named Daniel McCormick. In the story, McCormick’s true love falls into a coma.  Unable to deal with the traumatic circumstances, he decides…

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An Odd Introduction

“So they arrived in the region of the Gerasenes, across the lake from Galilee. As Jesus was climbing out of the boat, a man who was possessed by demons came out to meet him. For a long time he had been homeless and naked, living in the tombs outside the town.” Luke 8:26-27 (NLT) We’ve all had the occasional odd first meeting with…

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Full & Complete Salvation

“And when he saw their faith, he said, ‘Man, your sins are forgiven you…that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins’—he said to the man who was paralyzed—’I say to you, rise, pick up your bed and go home.’” Luke 5:20, 24 What is your greatest longing in this moment? What do you consider…

Giving help

The Touch of Jesus

“There came a man full of leprosy. And when he saw Jesus, he fell on his face and begged him, ‘Lord, if you will, you can make me clean.’ And Jesus stretched out his hand and touched him, saying, ‘I will; be clean.’ And immediately the leprosy left him.” Luke 5:12-13 What are you struggling with today? What are the things in…