“On the last day of the feast, the great day, Jesus stood up and cried out, ‘If anyone thirsts, let him come to me and drink. Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, “Out of his heart will flow rivers of living water”’” (Jn. 7:37-38 ESV). Many within the church of today have … Continue reading Living Water
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?
Jesus asks us, who are his followers, to remain in him, to remain in his love, for his words to remain in us, and for us to be his disciples, bearing much fruit for him. He desires to have sweet fellowship with us all the time, every day of the week. He has a plan … Continue reading Remain in Him
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