6/28/19– Life

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

Jesus is just dying to save you, lead you, and love you. Are you dying to believe him, follow him, and trust him with everything you’ve got? Here is a sequence of statements Jesus made that will inspire your commitment to him today. “Follow me, and let the dead bury their own dead” (Matthew 8:22). Jesus confronts disordered love, when one …

6/27/19– Filled with the Spirit

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

Joshua, the courageous commander of Israel, was filled with the Spirit (Deuteronomy 34:9). The powerful prophet Micah was filled with the Spirit (Micah 3:8). John the Baptist—and both of his parents—were filled with the Spirit (Luke 1:15,41,67). The disciples who spoke in different languages on Pentecost were filled with the Spirit (Acts 2:4). The crowds who heard these disciples speaking …

6/26/19– God’s Word About God’s Word

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

Finish this statement with the first description that comes to your mind: God’s Word is ___________. What if I’d ask you to come up with 65 more descriptions? Could you? I think I might be able to offer a couple dozen, maybe, on a good day. Today I’d like to share with you a list of 66 words that describe …

6/25/19– Small Changes

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

Seeds growing. Learning to use a Mac. Growing in faith. Understanding another person’s love language. Hearts mending. Fixing up a house. These things take time. And our eternal God has a lot of it compared to us mortals. So take an inventory of how God has worked in your life so far. More by spoonfuls than truckloads, right? Little change. …

6/24/19– That’s Your Problem

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

“Not responsible for gravel projectiles smashing your windshield.” That’s what the sign on the back of the dump truck said. Or something like that. All I know is that every time I read those warnings on trucks hauling gravel, I have this discussion with myself: “Could it really be true that if any gravel from that truck damages my vehicle, …

6/21/19– Jesus Would Join This Church

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

It’s been rewarding to knock on doors in Pflugerville and talk to people. Some people are willing to spend a little time sharing what they are looking for in a church. And they graciously allow me to tell them about mine. So I imagined what the conversation would be like if I knocked on a door, and Jesus answered, and …

6/20/19– Set Free

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

Every human is naturally sinful with original sin. The Bible refers to this as our flesh (Psalm 51:5, John 3:6). But every believer is born again, programmed with a new spirit that adds a second operating system, really. The Bible calls this the new self, or the spirit (with a small “s” see Romans 8). But here’s the deal. This …

6/19/19– Blessed

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

I’ve said, “God bless you,” after somebody sneezes, and it’s been said to me. In Texas we say, “bless her heart” (and sometimes it’s not a compliment). What does it mean to be blessed? Jesus gives us the answer in the Beatitudes. From the Latin word for “blessed,” the Beatitudes were spoken by Jesus in his Sermon on the Mount. …