Showing posts from March, 2012

Peyton Siva Glorifies God

He's all of  5 feet 10 inches tall - short by NCAA Collegiate Basketball standards. But he's got mad hops, as this video will attest. He is the floor general, the starting point guard and co-captain of the University of Louisville Cardinals, a team that has exceeded the expectations of many this season by making to the Final Four of the NCAA basketball tournament (they will face their biggest challenge when they face the #1 ranked overwhelming favorite, the Kentucky Wildcats, tomorrow night). Few will disagree with the assertion that Peyton Siva has been a huge reason why Louisville is on the map as this year's Cinderella story. But what most impresses me about Siva is his real, sincere commitment to Jesus Christ.  Please do yourself the favor of reading this great article in the March 28, 2012 edition of the Courier-Journal.  He prays with as much heart as he plays on the basketball court.  And he's always got an assist for someone in need.  God bless Peyton for h…

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Rivers Flowing From Your Belly (Devotional Thought)

John 7:37-39, Revised Standard Version "On the last day of the feast, the great day, Jesus stood up and proclaimed, "If any one thirst, let him come to me and drink.  He who believes in me, as the scripture has said, 'Out of his heart [or "belly," Authorized Version] shall flow rivers of living water.'"  Now this He said about the Spirit, which those who believed in him were to receive; for as yet the Spirit had not been given, because Jesus was not yet glorified."

Have you ever felt like you were just going through the motions of your day, week, religion, or life, and seemed to be getting nowhere or not experiencing real joy, growth and satisfaction?  You are definitely not alone.  It is a problem as old as religion itself.  Back in the day, Jesus was addressing a multitude of religious faithful who had gathered in Jerusalem for the annual celebration of the Feast of Tabernacles or Booths, a joyous, harvesttime celebration of God's blessings…