Tag Archives: identity in Christ

One Wrong Slip and You Are Sunk!

Do you not know, brothers and sisters—for I am speaking to those who know the law—that the law has authority over someone only as long as that person lives? (Romans 7:1 NIV) The law by the design of God has … Continue reading

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What Good Is “Weed Whacking”?

When my family and I first moved to Redding, California we purchased a house on 2 acres of land on Palo Verde Lane. Our kids were quite young when we moved to this property and after multiple years of growing … Continue reading

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Why Am I Freezing?

The baby Polar Bear said to the Papa Polar Bear, “Dad, tell me the truth, am I really a polar bear, no brown bear, no black bear, no panda bear!?” The Papa polar bear said, “Yes son, I am a … Continue reading

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God Is Always Delighting In You

“Can it be really be true that God is always delighting in me?” “Surely He doesn’t look at me with delight. You don’t know what I did just this morning?” “Maybe when I get to heaven, then He will be … Continue reading

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What Really is Humility

Webster’s Dictionary defines humility as:  Humility (humble) means being God-reliant (agreement with God) rather than self-reliant. I cannot tell you how many times it has been said to me, “Ken, we need more humility, we need to push ourselves down … Continue reading

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Famous Paintings

An old man and his beloved son lived together in a beautiful home. Their home was adorned with priceless paintings that would fetch millions of dollars. They hosted paintings from some of the most famous painters in history—Pablo Picasso, Vincent … Continue reading

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The Last Samurai

In the magnificent movie The Last Samurai, Tom Cruise plays a character by the name of Algren, an ex-United States Army Captain. In the movie, the westernized Japanese Imperial Army recruits Algren, because he is a decorated warrior, to help … Continue reading

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Trying To Get Life Out of Dead Things

God is calling you up!  One of my favorite verses concerning the revelation of our identity is, “Let us keep living by the same standard to which we have attained” (Phil. 3:16). I note a couple of things in this … Continue reading

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You Are Never Alone

I have a close friend who spent 17 years behind bars at San Quentin Federal Penitentiary. Michael spent the first 9 years in prison as a gang member for two reasons. First he was an extremely angry man who would … Continue reading

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You Are God’s Greatest Masterpiece

God is speaking clearly:  You are salt, and you are light. Some of you have lost your eternal vision, your belief in yourself, and, worst of all, you have lost the reality that God believes in you. You have lost … Continue reading

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