September 5, 2021
Jesus, the Messiah, the Son of God, is sentenced to die on a cross–Barabbas’ cross! But our Lord not only took the place of Barabbas–He took our place as well.
June 20, 2021
“Even before He made the world, God loved us and chose us in Christ to be holy and without fault in His eyes. God decided in advance to adopt us into His own family by bringing us to Himself through Jesus Christ. This is what He wanted to do, and it gave Him great pleasure.” (NLT)
August 2, 2020
God sent Jesus not just to accomplish emancipation, but to achieve adoption; not just to free us from slavery but to make us heirs!
March 1, 2020
The New Covenant would be established by God’s Son, who walked in perfect, unbroken obedience and fellowship with God the Father.
November 24, 2019
You were once lost, but now you’re found. Jesus is why! You were once blind but have been made to see. Jesus is why! You were once enslaved to sin but have been set free. Jesus is why!
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.
February 24, 2019
Jesus calls the dead to life. He turns hearts of stone into hearts of flesh, and He puts His Spirit in those He’s chosen for adoption that we might cry out, Abba Father. So are you ready to abandon your heart of stone for a heart of flesh? Transplants are available…
December 2, 2018
For those in Christ, we not only groan in the midst of sufferings inherent with this fallen world, we also groan for a coming Better Day. We groan for the culmination of our adoptions as God’s children. And we especially groan to be in the glorious presence of our Lord…
March 4, 2018
When a person is reborn and God’s love comes flooding into their soul, it’s not meant to merely pool up inside. It’s meant to flow out. God’s undeserved love (grace) is transformational. It changes our hearts within, affecting our hearts towards others. Love is the intended result, vertically and horizontally.
February 11, 2018
In a broad sense, an antichrist is anyone who denies Jesus as the Christ. More narrowly, an antichrist is anyone who becomes a human agent of Satan in defiant opposition to our Lord. John indicates they actually had them in the church!