2 Corinthians 5:15 NIV “And he died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for him who died for them and was raised again.” Why did Jesus Christ have to die on that cross? He is the Lamb of God who came to take away the sins of the … Continue reading Are You Tired of Sin and Straying?
The Apostle Paul had just finished talking about how God has fashioned us for the purpose that we should deny self and take up our cross daily and follow Jesus, though not in those same exact words, but with the same meaning behind the words (2 Co 5:1-5; cf. Lu 9:23-26; Eph 4:17-24). Then, he … Continue reading Is the Old Truly Gone?
Isaiah 43:16-21 ESV Thus says the Lord, who makes a way in the sea, a path in the mighty waters, who brings forth chariot and horse, army and warrior; they lie down, they cannot rise, they are extinguished, quenched like a wick: “Remember not the former things, nor consider the things of old. Behold, I … Continue reading We are for His Praise
Thursday, August 31, 2017, 9:42 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Isaiah 43 (quoting select vv. NASB). Do Not Fear (vv. 1-4) But now, thus says the Lord, your Creator, O Jacob, And He who … Continue reading Something New
Monday, March 13, 2017, 12:39 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Give Me Jesus.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Revelation 21:1-8 (NASB). They’ve Passed Away (vv. 1-4) Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth; for the first heaven and the first earth passed away, … Continue reading Starting Over