Jesus, the Bright Morning Star

by Beth Fore “I, Jesus, have sent my angelto give you this testimonyfor the churches.  I am the Rootand the Offspring of David,and the bright Morning Star.”The Spirit and the bride say,“Come!”  And let him whohears say, “Come!”  Whoeveris thirsty, let him come; andwhoever wishes, let him take thefree gift of the water of life.”Continue reading “Jesus, the Bright Morning Star”

Dust on My Shoes

by Beth Fore Jesus answered, “If you wantto be perfect, go, sell yourpossessions and give to thepoor, and you will have treasurein heaven. Then come,follow me.”(Matthew 19:21 NIV) Dust on My Shoes I want to follow in Your footsteps, Jesus,and let the wind blow Your dust on my shoes.I want to willingly give all ofContinue reading “Dust on My Shoes”

Just a Closer Walk with God

by Beth Fore Who is wise and understandingamong you?  Let him show itby his good life, by deeds donein the humility that comes fromwisdom.  But if you harbor bitterenvy and selfish ambition in yourhearts, do not boast about it or denythe truth.  Such “wisdom” does notcome down from heaven but isearthly, unspiritual, of the devil. Continue reading “Just a Closer Walk with God”

Today is the Day

by Anna Beth Fore “Let the heavens rejoice, let the earth be glad;    let them say among the nations, ‘The Lord reigns!’Let the sea resound, and all that is in it;    let the fields be jubilant, and everything in them!Let the trees of the forest sing,    let them sing for joy before the Lord,    for he comes to judge the earth.” “Give thanks to the Lord,Continue reading “Today is the Day”

Jesus Is With Us Always . . . to the End!

by Jo Umberger, Vice President, NewLife Behavior International “‘The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel (which means “God with us”).‘” Matthew 1:23 NIV At this season of the year, we often hear about Jesus’ birth, including the passage above, which tells us that God is with us.Continue reading “Jesus Is With Us Always . . . to the End!”

Is there anything you need freedom from?

by Jo Umberger, Vice President, NewLife Behavior International Sometimes we are shackled and don’t even know it. A person who grew up in a home where there was verbal abuse, for example, may be angry and may even imitate the behaviors witnessed during childhood. The same is true for any type of negative behavior thatContinue reading “Is there anything you need freedom from?”