July 2, 2017
Jesus Christ our Lord laid aside His Kingly crown to take on a crown of thorns, to make us members of His Royal Family. Once spiritual orphans, now we are the children of God! Jesus’ sacrifice was to make us a part of our Lord’s Beautiful Family!
June 4, 2017
At the Last Supper, Jesus says to a puzzled Thomas, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.” These words were not just for Thomas and the other disciples; they were also for us.
April 2, 2017
King Jehoshaphat of Judah was asked by King Jehoram of Israel to go to war against King Mesha of Moab. Jehoshaphat agreed and brought the King of Edom and his army for good measure…
July 31, 2016
God knows the obstacles between you and Him. He knows your idols. Wealth and its companions were the rich young ruler’s idols but anything can be an idol. Usually our idols are good things, gifts from God, but we end up placing them above Him.
July 24, 2016
Many Christians around the world must seriously count the cost to become followers of Jesus. Some are disowned by their families. Some face the loss of their livelihoods and possessions. What losses have you suffered for following Jesus?
December 14, 2014
Many of us can remember a time when we failed miserably at something. We may also remember someone who stooped down, entered our mess, just to lift us up out of it. The Incarnation, God the Son takes on human flesh, is all that, and then some, and then a whole lot more.
October 5, 2014
The church in Corinth had numerous problems, including, doctrinal error, sharp divisions, snobbish elitism, spiritual pride, gross immorality, lawsuits against one another, and even getting drunk at their Communion love feasts.
November 10, 2013
When Jesus was delivering the Sermon on the Mount, He eventually came to the topic of treasure. In Matthew 6:19-21 He declares: “Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal, but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven…”
October 13, 2013
It’s hard to fathom having God the Son, the co-Creator of the universe, stooping down and washing the feet of those who in a matter of hours would betray, deny, and flee His side in cowardice. But He did just that.
September 28, 2013
While we have not been called to subdue pagan nations by the sword, we have been called to lay our lives down for the sake of the Gospel and our Lord Jesus Christ. May we as brothers–fight shoulder to shoulder courageously–the good fight, finish our course, and keep the faith, for the glory of our Lord.