Sunday, April 26, 2009

Judge Not

"Judge not, and you shall not be judged. Condemn not, and you shall not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven." (Luke 6:37 NKJV) The Holy Bible teaches us that we are are not to judge others, lest we be judged. Only God, in His divine wisdom, and all knowing, can truly be the one to judge others. You see, we may not always know one's entire situation, and or what is going on with them, and or how they got to the point one is at. Also, no one, man nor animal, is perfect, except God. We ALL make mistakes! Many humans that are in prison can neither read nor write, and if they don't have proper skills, and no one willing to teach them, they often feel their only way of surviving is crime, even if only petty theft. Or, think of all the homeless pets who steal the food of others and kill for food. That is the only one they can survive. God says that if we judge, we will be equally judged, but if we forgive we will be equally forgiven. I don't know about you, but I know I'm far from perfect and I need all the forgiven and leniency I can get! So, I'm going to give that to others as well. I hope you will too! Love, Beau

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Mustard Seed Faith

"So Jesus said to them, “Because of your unbelief; for assuredly, I say to you, if you have faith as a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move; and nothing will be impossible for you." (Matthew 17:20 NKJV) You can do anything if you have just even a little faith. Jesus says so! He says if you have the faith of a mustard seed (which is VERY small) you can move mountains. Mountains can be lots of things: problems at home, work, lack of job, bad boss, difficult partner, lack of faith, etc. Now, here's the thing. God didn't say the mountain would move immediately or quickly, He just said you could move it. God also didn't specify being able to move it by yourself. Sometimes one needs help. You "can do all things through Christ who strengthens you." (Phillipians 4:13 NKJV, emphasis mine) And, you need to be looking at the right mountain when it moves...but you CAN move just need to keep that little bit of faith, keep your eye on your goal, and stay steadfast no matter what is going on around you...and that mountain WILL move! Love, Beau

Sunday, April 12, 2009


"This is the day the LORD has made;We will rejoice and be glad in it...But the angel answered and said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you seek Jesus who was crucified. He is not here; for He is risen, as He said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay. And go quickly and tell His disciples that He is risen from the dead, and indeed He is going before you into Galilee; there you will see Him. Behold, I have told you.” So they went out quickly from the tomb with fear and great joy, and ran to bring His disciples word." (Psalm 118:24; Matthew 28:5-8 NKJV) Today is Easter and God has risen (for those of us who believe Jesus rose from the dead)!! Our sins have been forgiven and we have been atoned for! God has conquered death, and since Jesus died in our place, we who believe in God, shall have everlasting life! Hallelulah! We should show our thankfulness, and joyfulness, to God every day, through our actions and words. God has created this day just for us because He loves us and wants us to always be with Him. Amen!! Love, Beau

Sunday, April 5, 2009

Cheers and Jeers

The Triumphal Entry "The next day a great multitude that had come to the feast, when they heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem, took branches of palm trees and went out to meet Him, and cried out: 'Hosanna! Blessed is He who comes in the name of the LORD!’ The King of Israel!” (John 12:12-13 NKJV) When Jesus came into Jerusalem, He already knew what was ahead and that He was going to die. I have to wonder what Jesus was thinking when He came into the city to people waving brances of palm leaves and shouting Hosannas. Was he thinking about how they would turn on him in the next few days, or was he hearing jeers instead of cheers? Was He feeling wounded and mocked by false admiration? But then we also have to turn and look at ourselves as part of that crowd. Are we going to be in the crowd that turns on Him, are we going to walk away from Him when Jesus is hung on the cross, because it's too painful, too much to bear to watch, or our hope is lost...or, are we going to be like the women who stayed until the end, then took the time to properly bury him, visit His grave, and then in one glorious, miraculous moment know that it's not the end...just the beginning (as some religions, like mine, believe). What would be the loving response? That is what we are called to do, and to be? We are to love without ceasing, believing ALL things. Love, Beau