4/5/19– Biblical Meditation

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

I steered clear of meditation, until I truly understood it. My fear was that meditation required some mystic, new age mindlessness. I’d have to sit cross-legged and hum or groan and hold my breath, all while wearing a robe and listening to pan flute music. Now I love it. No, not sitting cross-legged (ugh, that gets difficult when you’re over …

4/4/19– Temple

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

The “wow” factor of the temple was part of God’s plan to impress the world, like the intent of any of the world’s most impressive buildings today. Except, God had more in mind, namely, to attract people to something more spectacular: his love for all sinners. By the time Jesus came, the temple had been destroyed and rebuilt. And a …

4/3/19– Search Me

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

“Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting” (Psalm 139:23,24). Use that lint roller to find and remove debris that you can’t see but others can. The dog hair. Your own hair. Fuzz from your sweater. The sticky …

4/2/2019– Treasure

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

My truck is much more valuable than it looks. It’s a 2001 Ford F-150. Navy color but severely faded. The windshield has a big crack from top to bottom right down the middle, along with more than a few chips in it. The rear cab windows don’t work. The light switch falls off. The right windshield wiper is misaligned. The …

4/1/19– Heart

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

What is the most important part of your body? My chiropractor insists it is the spine, because we’ve designed replacement or enhancement surgeries for other parts. Nobody gets spine replacement surgery, he says, so you better take care of yours. And well. The Bible says the most important part of you is your heart, but not in a physical way …