Posts by Mel Reddy

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Abundant Life

by Mel Reddy
Abundant Life

Jesus stated in John 10:10 the purpose of why he came. (NKJV)
10 The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.
Reading from another translation – John 10:10 (NIV)
10 The thief comes only to steal […]

A Legacy of Faith

by Mel Reddy

Saint Francis of Assisi said, “It’s no use walking anywhere to preach unless your preaching is your walking.”  The legacy of Jesus Christ was the followers He left behind—men and women who would carry on His mission, for His glory. Some would even face death because they were so committed to the cause of Christ.  […]

God’s Vision Motivates Us To Do Great Things

by Mel Reddy

“Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.” (Hebrews 12:2)
Perhaps the most powerful aspect of vision is that it changes your way of thinking, […]

Follow Me: When Jesus Calls Us To Become His Disciple

by Mel Reddy

The expression “follow me” would be readily understood by Jews of Jesus’ day as implying a call to become the permanent disciple of a teacher. When he spoke those words initially, they did not misunderstand His call. As Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers; Simon called Peter and his […]

Spiritual Determination: Resilience to “Fight The Good Fight”

by Mel Reddy

“Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, to which you were also called and have confessed the good confession in the presence of many witnesses.” 1 Timothy 6:12
Before my alarm clock goes off in the morning, there are a million things vying for my attention. You know the feeling, because you […]