seek me and find me | I Sing Because I’m Free

When I was in my early 30’s, I experienced something life-changing.  I had been going to church steadily for a couple of years, and was doing my best to be a “good” person. But I found myself in a place of complete discontentment.  Everything looked perfect from the outside, but inside, I felt like the [...]

“I Am He” | The Life Project

“I Am He” Posted by Don Merritt on December 26, 2016 Posted in: Bible John 18:1-11 This text is not actually one of the seven “I Am” statements of John’s Gospel, but it does make an interesting study nonetheless. It takes place in the Garden of Gethsemane after the Last Supper at the time when [...]

Mary’s Song |Zechariah’s Song- The Life Project

Mary’s Song Posted by Don Merritt on December 21, 2016 Posted in: Christian Life. And Mary said: “My soul glorifies the Lord      and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior,  for he has been mindful     of the humble state of his servant. From now on all generations will call me blessed,     for the Mighty One [...]

Another View of the Christmas Story | The Life Project

Another View of the Christmas Story Posted by Don Merritt on December 17, 2016 Posted in: Bible. We’ve looked at the Christmas Story from an unconventional angle by seeing through the lens of Father Abraham, and now we come in this final week leading up to Christmas, to the more traditional story from the Gospel of [...]

Father Abraham: The Ultimate Test | The Life Project

Father Abraham: The Ultimate Test | The Life Project Quote | Posted on December 17, 2016 by brcelano Father Abraham: The Ultimate Test Followed from The Father Abraham Story by Don Merritt Posted by Don Merritt on December 15, 2016 Posted in: Christian Life. Genesis 22:1-19 Everyone knows this story, and I’m sure you don’t need me [...]

A Child is Born | The Life Project

A Child is Born Posted by Don Merritt on December 10, 2016 Posted in: Christian Life. Isaiah 9:1-7 For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Of the greatness of his government and peace [...]

May It Be « discoveringandsharinggrace

As I mentioned, I love reading the scriptures leading up to Christmas. Some of the most amazing scriptures relate to Mary and her faith. What would our reaction be if an angel of the Lord spoke to us about what was about to happen and what was expected of us? Shock? Wonder? Fear? Amazement? Confusion? [...]

Catching up with Joel – the Life Project

1.Looking far into the future Posted by Don Merritt on December 1, 2016 We have already seen the connection between a present temporal event and the future it represents in the first two chapters of Joel. Recall the plague of locusts in chapter 1, real and present; a crisis that required immediate action. Source: Looking far [...]