November 3, 2019
The normal Christian life includes many trials and afflictions and these come despite God having made peace with us and we with Him. God’s peace does not leave us bereft of suffering and woe; His peace is ours despite suffering and woe.
July 28, 2019
Here’s the Good News of Jesus Christ: My disease for His cure! My sin for His righteousness! My curse for His eternal blessing! Now that should definitely produce some fruit!
July 7, 2019
Paul gives 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 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.
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…
February 10, 2019
Have you ever been to your wits end? The pits of despair? Ever been to a ‘God-please-don’t-leave-me-here’ place?! Warning, such places are part of the normal Christian life…
October 21, 2018
Our Lord’s steadfast love, His unceasing mercies, and His ever so great faithfulness cannot help but create gratitude in our hearts–especially when we realize they’re totally undeserved. When gratitude becomes an epidemic it cannot help but inundate those round about us.
October 7, 2018
Christ has declared us not guilty and has reckoned us righteous. He has forgiven our sins, won us to Himself, adopted us as His own, and bestowed upon us everlasting life! And somehow David saw it coming ten centuries beforehand! Talk about an awesome God! Talk about Love!