December 5, 2021
“For God so loved the world, that He gave His only Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through Him.”
November 28, 2021
We dare not fail to name these two Samaritans as being “good” along with the star of Jesus’ famous parable. But we most assuredly should not deem them as “good” by their own merits, but rather by the “good” bestowed upon them by Jesus.
November 21, 2021
The more we sacrifice for God’s kingdom and purposes – the more we put off selfish ways and walk in a manner that pleases God – the stronger and more pleasant the aroma we radiate.
November 14, 2021
Words can be brutal and used to rip someone to pieces. But they can also bring healing and encouragement and life. Words are inexpensive but can prove to be priceless.
November 7, 2021
So when excuses were given to Jesus when the invitation to follow Him was clearly given, He saw through them. And yes, He sees through all of ours as well. Wearing a cross is much easier than bearing one but the latter is what Jesus has called us to do.
October 31, 2021
The Word of God gives numerous accounts of persecution, the maltreatment endured by the children of God. Jesus not only promised it, the disciples experienced it, and so have Christ’s followers down through the centuries.
October 24, 2021
Col 1:19-20 “God was pleased that all His fullness should forever dwell in the Son who, as predetermined by God, bled peace into the world by His death on the cross as God’s means of reconciling to Himself the whole creation–all things in heaven and all things on earth.”
October 17, 2021
The 66 books of the Bible are brilliant floodlights. And where does God’s Word find the confluence of its radiance shining forth? Upon the Good News of God the Son–Jesus Christ our Lord!
October 10, 2021
Yes, our sins are paid for but the process of “putting off” our sinful ways continues even as we “put on” the likeness of Christ.
October 3, 2021
Our sins have been punished and forgiven; everlasting life has been offered; former enemies are offered friendship and sonship. Rejecting this is truly the tragedy of all tragedies!