July 21, 2019
Sinners did not welcome Jesus because He became “one of them.” They welcomed Him as a Great Physician who had a cure for their disease of sin; He was THE Remedy. He spoke the truth in love. Without approving of their sin, He met them with mercy and acceptance.
July 7, 2019
Paul provides that hope in Romans 3:23-24: “For everyone has sinned; we all fall short of God’s glorious standard. Yet God, in His grace, freely makes us right in His sight. He did this through Christ Jesus when He freed us from the penalty for our sins.” (NLT)
June 30, 2019
In 1 Corinthians 1:4, the Apostle Paul writes: “I give thanks to my God always for you because of the grace of God that was given you in Christ Jesus…” (ESV) What makes Paul’s warmhearted greeting so remarkable is that this church had lots of problems.
June 23, 2019
“With all prayer and petition pray [with specific requests] at all times [on every occasion and in every season] in the Spirit, and with this in view, stay alert with all perseverance and petition [interceding in prayer] for all God’s people.”
June 16, 2019
Once spiritual orphans, God sought us, bought us, and has adopted us into His beloved Family. He has made us joint heirs through His Son, our Lord, Jesus Christ. How awesome is our God! How awesome is our Father!
June 9, 2019
It’s never too late to receive salvation, no matter how you have behaved, and it’s never possible to earn or deserve salvation, no matter what your good deeds have been.
June 2, 2019
Despite our God being the Maker of all things seen and unseen, there’s nothing more stunning in all the universe than what God has done to make us right with Himself, even making us His children, and granting us everlasting life!
May 26, 2019
The God of the Bible is self-existent, and has no need of human beings or of creation. Yet he made us and the universe, and he even poured his love out on us! Why? Because he wanted to.
May 19, 2019
Giving thanks always and for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.
May 12, 2019
In Hebrew, the word for “helper” used in Genesis 2:18 and 20 is ezer (pronounced “ay-zer”), and it is always and only used in the Old Testament in the context of vitally important and powerful acts of rescue and support. The word ezer is used twenty-one times in the Old Testament.