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W.I.S.H. Post – July 10, 2019

Read:   Psalm 23 Six weeks ago, in the early stages of this W.I.S.H. post series on John Wesley, I recounted John Wesley’s last words before he died, “Best of all, God is with us”.   Faith is what helps us to face every life age and stage with a...

W.I.S.H. Post – July 3, 2019

Read:  Matthew 6:9 “Pray then in this way: Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. 10 Your kingdom come. Your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.” One of Garth Brook’s songs, “Unanswered Prayers” always make me chuckle. It’s the story of former high...

W.I.S.H. Post – June 26, 2019

Read:  Romans 12:1-18 John Wesley lived in England in the 1700’s.  The main church was the Church of England, the “King’s church”, in which Wesley was ordained.  At the time the Church of England was elitist, out of touch with the needs of the people. ...

W.I.S.H. Post – June 19, 2019

Read:   Ephesians 2:4-10 4 But God, who is rich in mercy, out of the great love with which he loved us 5 even when we were dead through our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ—by grace you have been saved—  6 and raised us up with him and seated...

W.I.S.H. Post – June 12, 2019

Read:  Mark 3:31-35 31 Then his mother and his brothers came; and standing outside, they sent to him and called him.   32 A crowd was sitting around him; and they said to him, “Your mother and your brothers and sisters are outside, asking for you.” 33 And he...

W.I.S.H. Post – June 5, 2019

Read:  2 Timothy 1:6-7 “6 For this reason I remind you to fan into flame the gift of God, which is in you through the laying on of my hands. 7 For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love and of self-discipline.” I’ve often praised...

W.I.S.H. Post – May 29, 2019

Read:  Hebrews 13:5b-6    “…He has said, “I will never leave you or forsake you.” 6 So we can say with confidence, “The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid.” Our nation has just observed Memorial Day.   The origins of Memorial Day began...

W.I.S.H. Post – May 22, 2019

Read:  Acts 2:1-21 The experience that had the greatest impact on John Wesley’s life and ministry happened May 24th, 1738, 281 years ago this week.  This is known as Wesley’s Aldersgate experience.  Wesley begrudgingly went to a Bible study and there...

W.I.S.H. Post – May 15, 2019

Read: Romans 8:11 (New Living Translation)  “The Spirit of God, who raised Jesus from the dead, lives in you. And just as God raised Christ Jesus from the dead, he will give life to your mortal bodies by this same Spirit living within you.” Jesus Christ has...

W.I.S.H. Post – May 8, 2019

Read: Matthew 20:20-28 20 Then the mother of the sons of Zebedee came to him with her sons, and kneeling before him, she asked a favor of him. 21 And he said to her, “What do you want?” She said to him, “Declare that these two sons of mine will sit, one at your right...