ODB: In Jesus’ Name

ODB: In Jesus’ Name

One of my favorite collections of photos is of a family dinner. Preserved in an album are images of Dad, his sons and their wives, and his grandchildren in a time of thanks-giving and intercession.Dad had suffered a series of strokes and was not as verbal as usual. But during that time of prayer, I heard him say with heartfelt conviction: “We pray in Jesus’ name!” About a year later, Dad pas

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ODB: A Perfect Fit

ODB: A Perfect Fit

January 11, 2012 READ: Ephesians 2:1-10 Those who have believed in God should be careful to maintain good works. —Titus 3:8 “What kind of skill set do you bring?” That question, posed in a job interview, was intended to determine if my friend would be a good fit for a position. My friend quickly did […]

ODJ: obedience

ODJ: obedience

January 11, 2012 When Jesus’ parents had fulfilled all the requirements of the law of the Lord, they returned home to Nazareth in Galilee (v.39).   READ: Luke 2:21-24,39 Christmas has come and gone. The decorations that decked the shopping centres and churches have been taken down. And the Christmas tree in your living room has […]