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.
May 5, 2019
He saved us, not because of works done by us in righteousness, but according to His own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit, whom He poured out on us richly through Jesus Christ our Savior…
April 28, 2019
God’s goodness is inseparable from who He is. Whether it be love, or truth, or righteousness, or justice, or mercy and compassion or wisdom and knowledge or any other virtue, they not only originate with Him, they are enveloped in His nature. Even His anger, judgment, and punishments are inseparable from His goodness.
April 20, 2019
When the spiritually dead are called to life in Christ, all the angels in heaven rejoice! And so should we! Our prayers for our loved ones in these regards should be unceasing.
April 14, 2019
The triumphal entry reveals Jesus as the chosen Passover Lamb, the fulfillment of every rite, ritual, festival, and Messianic prophecy instituted and foretold by the Law and the Prophets.
April 7, 2019
Why is Jesus so resolutely intent on going to Jerusalem? Answer: The Lamb of God, with eyes wide open and His gaze fixed like flint, headed to Jerusalem to die for our sins. And there is no greater love in the universe than this!
March 31, 2019
If Isaiah compared our righteousness to filthy rags, how’s your wardrobe looking? What kind of spiritual fashion statement are you making?
March 24, 2019
The Scriptures teach us much about comforting those who are hurting. May we be vessels and voices of our Father’s mercy, comfort, and love to those sorely afflicted, suffering loss, or deeply pained within.
March 17, 2019
When God takes hold of those we least expect, extraordinary results become ordinary: A mere handful prove victorious over multitudes–ask Gideon. Shepherd boys slay giants–ask David…
March 10, 2019
In the New Testament we learn that Messiah-King is Jesus the Christ. In the New Covenant of God, instituted by the shedding of Jesus’ blood, our Lord purchases redemption and adoption for all who will believe, for Jews and Gentiles alike. So we are Abraham’s children by faith.