August 26, 2018
The healing and restoration of broken relationships is an awesome thing! And it’s also a wonderful depiction of the Gospel of Jesus Christ!
August 19, 2018
Reconciliation is when two people at enmity are restored to friendship. God has reconciled us, former enemies, to Himself through the sacrifice of His Son. Love compelled Him. That same love is meant to move us to reconcile with others.
January 14, 2018
Clear throughout John’s first epistle is his notion that true regeneration, without transformation, makes the authenticity of the supposed regeneration, suspect. The purchase of our redemption and adoption was not cheap. Though it cost us nothing, the ransom paid was the violent death of God’s only Son. This has profound implications for our Christian walk.
October 15, 2017
Jesus Christ, who bore our sins on the cross, stands ready to be your Strong Deliverer, to forgive you and set you free from all that holds you captive. His hand is on your prison door, ready to yank it open.
September 25, 2016
Jesus is no ordinary Man. He is God. And the declaration of his forgiveness is even greater than the healings he performs.
March 25, 2016
When Jesus was crucified, it was between two thieves. The question is, which one of these two thieves represents you–the one who dies mocking and rejecting Jesus or the one who initially mocked but then found eternal hope in Jesus dying next to him on the cross? Nothing matters more…
February 22, 2015
King David sinned greatly against God, and Psalm 51 is his cry for mercy and forgiveness, a broken man with a genuinely repentant heart. Psalm 51 should be bookmarked by all Christians as we all need to own it.
January 11, 2015
David and his fellow psalmists pour their hearts out in the Psalms, crying out to God for help and mercy, forgiveness and pardon, protection, and deliverance. Then comes Jesus Christ and the wait is over. Our deepest cries have been heard.
June 30, 2013
The Apostle John, in his first epistle, talks of the divinity and humanity of Jesus, and he states that a primary message shared by Jesus was that “God is light, and in Him is no darkness at all.” If we are to walk in this light, we must confess that we are sinners in order to receive His forgiveness.
April 7, 2013
John, Son of Thunder, Apostle of Love, devotes five chapters to the setting of the Last Supper, the First Communion. (See John chapters 13 thru 17.) After washing the disciples’ feet, Jesus shares His heart.