The Invisible Becomes Visible

Did you ever play hide and seek, when the adrenaline of the invisible becoming visible could send an electrical current through your body? Peter wrote about the adrenaline of the invisible becoming visible: “Though you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him […]

Strongest Steel Hottest Fire

My dad always said, “The strongest steel is made in the hottest fire.” Trials provide us opportunities for strength in Christ. Peter taught: “In this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while you may have had to suffer grief in all kinds of trials. These have come so your faith — of greater […]

Living Hope

Where do you find hope? When we surrender our old pattern of desiring life apart from God into the hands of the Restorer, we receive living hope: an inheritance of abundant life now and eternal life in the future. We see this in Peter’s first letter to those on Restoration Road: “Praise be to the […]

Cross-Shaped Confession

Is there any sin that you need to confess? Too often, we hold on to wayward desires, mulling them over in what we believe to be a safe place in our minds. All the while, we die a little inside. However, confession restores us. “Confess” means “to agree with God,” from His perspective, that our […]