Posts by Jim Allen

The Armor of God

Be strong in the Lord and the Power of His might. Put on the full armor of God that you may able to stand…   Ephesians 6:10

Do you ever feel life is full of contradictions? Do you sense the world is no longer making much sense?

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What kind of love is this?

A wag of the tail is a message of love understood in any language!

We should be forever amazed at these little fury guys we call dogs. They live in the moment. They have no regrets from yesterday. They have no plans for tomorrow. Every moment is a new beginning. Every wag of the tail is a message of love. What kind of love is this? Read More

The Message of the Cross – Follow Me

For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. John 3:16

Occasionally, a story comes along in human history so powerful that it gets your attention, and draws you in to learn more. This story is the greatest story ever told. It would be told once and then again and again until it became known worldwide. Read More

The Call

I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd gives His life for the sheep. John 11:10
Some stories in the Bible are hard to comprehend. The story of why Jesus came to die on a cross for you and me is one of them. Why did Jesus have to die? Read More

The Walk

I am the light of the world. He who follows me shall not walk in darkness, but have the light of life – John 8:12
The apostle Paul reminded the Church at Ephesus to walk worthy of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus (Ephesians 4:1). To walk worthy means to have the light of life. What does it mean to have the light of life? Read More

The Trial

All things work together for good to those who love God and are called according to His purpose Romans 8:28
The call leading the disciples from darkness to the light of life is a work of God (Romans 8:29–30). But along with the call comes the darkness of the wilderness where faith acquiesces to trial and temptation and life as we know it changes. What happens in the wilderness? Read More

The Cross

I must be about My Father’s business (Luke 2:49)
At the age of twelve, when Jesus was found in the temple, Joseph and Mary asked why he left the group returning home to Nazareth. “I must be about My Father’s business,” said Jesus. What was the Father’s business? Read More

The Pardon

Having been justified by faith we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ  Romans 5:1

Every once in a while a minor event in the Bible gets our attention. We are drawn in to learn more. One such event is the release of a condemned criminal from prison just before the crucifixion of Jesus. This seemingly minor event is a major event for you and me. In what way?

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