Death and Christmas

As humans, we’re creatures of habit, aren’t we? We have our special spots in the car and at the dinner table. We have our certain pew at  church. But when a loved one dies, those spots become empty. Your friend’s chair is unused. Mom’s house stays undecorated. Grandma’s signature dish is missing. The arms that … More Death and Christmas

Treasure in Heaven

from Matthew 6:19-34 Verse 1: If I’ve got needs, my God meets them If I’ve got wants, my God unseats them If I’ve got sins, I repent If I’ve got God, I am content Chorus: Storing up my treasures in heaven Forgiving ’cause I’ve been forgiven Loving ’cause I am so loved My greatest treasure … More Treasure in Heaven

Humble on a Donkey

from Zechariah 9:9-13 Verse 1 Prisoner down in sin’s dry pit Let Jesus set you free from it His shed blood: God’s covenant Restores your life when you repent Chorus Here comes our King, humble on a donkey If you think that sounds kind of funky That’s OK ’cause what you think don’t change Him … More Humble on a Donkey

Set Your Mind

from Colossians 3:1-2 Verse 1 You are a gem in God’s collection He crafted you with deep affection Though you were flawed made His selection Chose you to wear His Son’s perfection Chorus Set your mind, set your mind on things above Fill your heart, fill your heart with God’s great love His righteousness fits … More Set Your Mind

Ode to Flu Season

Luke 10:9 Heal the sick in it and say to them, ‘The kingdom of God has come near to you.’ (ESV) Sickness sinks my spirit Sucks away my vim Feasts on me. Can’t forget This world was cursed by sin Healing like a portal Brings God’s kingdom down Bathes this basking mortal In the light of heaven’s Sun … More Ode to Flu Season