My heart is burdened. Why is it so burdened? Because so many Christians, or professing Christians, are walking (living) in sin and not in freedom! The Lord Jesus led me to read Galatians 5 (Select vv. ESV). For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke … Continue reading Not in Freedom!
Do you ever feel that you have sinned so badly that there is no hope for you? That you can never be forgiven? Or, that you will never gain victory over your sin? And, so you give up? And, you just give in to the sin? Well, there is hope for you! Jesus Christ, God … Continue reading Giving Up?
God would rather the doors of our churches be shut than for us to offer up shallow forms of worship and praise to him, which may stir the emotions, but not produce changed hearts, minds, and lives for Jesus Christ. It is better to have no sacrifices, than to have vain ones (See: Malachi 1:10). … Continue reading Vain Worship
The Lord Jesus led me to read John 14 (vv. 1-6 NASB). “Do not let your heart be troubled; believe in God, believe also in Me.” V. 1 When we are born into this world, we are born with sin natures, in slavery to sin, separate from God, and we all fall short of attaining … Continue reading Troubled Hearts
“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— not by works, so that no one can boast” (Eph. 2:8-9 NIV). This song is a prayer to the Lord for him to be to me all I need in order for me … Continue reading By Your Grace
When we follow Jesus Christ with our lives, and we teach what is truth, from God’s Word, although some people will welcome the truth, some will not, and they may even strongly oppose us. This is not to say that we will always get everything right, though, for we are not God, although God is … Continue reading Though a War
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