Verse of the Day – 1 Peter 1:23

For you have been born again, not of perishable seed, but of imperishable, through the living and enduring word of God. —1 Peter 1:23 Thoughts on Today’s Verse… Words are powerful! They can maim, wound, and debilitate. They can also bless, encourage, and inspire. When those words are God’s Word, they are even more important. […]

Verse of the Day – Colossians 1:22

Once you were alienated from God … but now he has reconciled you by Christ’s physical body through death to present you holy in his sight, without blemish and free from accusation. —Colossians 1:22 Thoughts on Today’s Verse… “Christians aren’t perfect, just forgiven!” You’ve probably seen this bumper sticker or something similar. In one sense […]

Demonstrating Grace

“In moments where tragedy happens or even hurt, there are opportunities to demonstrate grace or to exact vengeance,” the recently bereaved man remarked. “I chose to demonstrate grace.” Pastor Erik Fitzgerald’s wife had been killed in a car accident caused by an exhausted firefighter who fell asleep while driving home, and legal prosecutors wanted to […]