Archives for Jul 2011

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We bring to God an offering

Psalm 72 is a messianic or royal psalm. It was written as a prayer for King Solomon and perhaps by him, but it can also be interpreted Christologically if we think of the King as the Messiah, the anointed one. This psalm came to mind one day while singing a song we do often at All Saints Dallas. ...Read More

God has made us for the Harvest

“And Jesus said to them, ‘The harvest is plentiful but the laborers are few. Therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest.’” (Luke 10:2) When Jesus uttered these words, He was sending out the seventy-two, a band of disciples appointed by the Lord Himself who would go into every town and village where Jesus himself was about to go......Read More

Weeds, Seeds and Holy Spirit

How's your yard? Any weeds? Want to get rid of them? The parable of the sower and the seeds shows God's extravagant even wasteful scattering of seeds on places that seemed like there was no chance to grow. Rocky soil? Bare pathways? What chance is there to grow there? God's grace is just wasted on so many people who never respond or respond then fall away. What seems like waste to us, though, is actually a principle of His lavish grace....Read More

Freedom isn't free

On July 4th, as we watched the fireworks show and heard the familiar patriotic songs, we were all reminded that freedom isn't free. It never has been....Read More