October 25, 2020
But one rarely discussed aspect of the pain Christ bore was the intense shame He felt; the writer of Hebrews noted that while on the cross Jesus was “despising the shame.” What is the meaning of this unusual statement?
October 18, 2020
Did you know that Jesus affirmed the Scriptures over and over and over again? How many times in responding to the Pharisees and others did He preface His response to their leading questions and word-traps by saying: “Have you not read…” or “It is written…”
October 11, 2020
Jesus promised to never leave us or forsake us, to care for our needs, hear our prayers, and cause all things to work together for our good. Trusting Him is the better remedy for anxiety and fear, worry and dread.
October 4, 2020
The gospel is unchanging and of first importance! How quickly things can change and that right before our eyes. Upheaval often doesn’t announce its plans. And uncertainty seems more certain than it ever has. But nothing that may befall us can change this gospel, the Good News about Jesus Christ.
September 27, 2020
Baptism is a personal passion play declaring the Good News of Jesus Christ and how we’ve been regenerated into new creatures who will dwell with Him forever. And that is joyous beyond words!
September 20, 2020
The cross represents God’s justice and His love. Both were accomplished at the cross. Both were satisfied there.
September 13, 2020
We are all called to sow good seeds into the hearts of our children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and so on. But ultimately we must trust God to make those seeds come alive.
September 6, 2020
We were in deep debt because of our sin, an indebtedness that we could never afford to pay, but Christ paid it all, paid it in full, by taking our sins to the cross!
August 30, 2020
No one faced a greater degree of suffering than Jesus Christ our Lord. He went to the cross to restore us to the Father. He took on our sin. He died in our place. He atoned for our sins.
August 23, 2020
No matter your age, in Christ you have purpose now and an unending future. No matter how dark things seem or how dark they’ll get, your future is bright. You belong to the Day.