Because of What He’s Done

The Lord Jesus led me to read Hebrews 2 (Select vv. ESV). Jesus Christ, the Son of God (and God), and creator of the world, left his throne in heaven, came to earth, took on human flesh, and suffered like we suffer. He was also tempted in like manner as we are tempted, yet without … Continue reading Because of What He’s Done

Are You Crucified?

The Lord Jesus led me to read John 1 (Select vv. NASB). Jesus Christ, the Son of God (and God) is the Word of which this passage speaks. This fact will become clear as we near the end of this scripture. In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the … Continue reading Are You Crucified?

Birthrights for Sale?

The Lord Jesus led me to read Hebrews 12 (Select vv. NASB). Pursue peace with all men, and the sanctification without which no one will see the Lord. In our pursuit of peace with all people, we must remember that peace with all people is not to exclude peace with God. In other words, we … Continue reading Birthrights for Sale?

If You Have

The Lord Jesus led me to read Colossians 3 (vv. 1-4 NASB) Therefore, if you have been raised up with Christ… That word “if” is a big word, although it often goes unnoticed. When we see this word “if” show up in scripture, we should take notice, for it implies uncertainty, the unknown, or that … Continue reading If You Have

His Goodness to Us

The Lord Jesus led me to read John 17 (vv. 1-19 ESV). Jesus Christ, the Son of God, when he walked this earth, was fully God yet fully man. He suffered just like we suffer, and he was tempted in like manner as we are also tempted, yet without sin. Although, when on the earth, … Continue reading His Goodness to Us

Fame and Treasure

Monday, September 18, 2017, 8:08 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Jesus, I My Cross Have Taken.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read varied scriptures on the topic of taking up our cross. Treasures in Heaven (Matthew 6:19-21, 24) “Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, … Continue reading Fame and Treasure

His Own Purpose

Monday, September 4, 2017, 3:44 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Jesus, Name I Love.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read 2 Timothy 1:8-14 (NASB). Therefore do not be ashamed of the testimony of our Lord or of me His prisoner, but join with me in suffering for … Continue reading His Own Purpose