Luke 9:23 ESV And he said to all, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.” Following Jesus Christ means dying to our old selfish natures, and to what we want out of this life. And, it means dying to sin daily, by his … Continue reading Bought with a Price
John 14:15, 21, 23-24 NASB (Jesus speaking) “If you love Me, you will keep My commandments.” He who has My commandments and keeps them is the one who loves Me; and he who loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I will love him and will disclose Myself to him.” “If anyone loves … Continue reading If You Love Me
Luke 9:22 NIV And he said, “The Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders, the chief priests and the teachers of the law, and he must be killed and on the third day be raised to life.” These things had to take place, for this was God’s plan that … Continue reading Are We Ashamed?
Jesus said that if anyone would come after him, i.e. if he would be one of his followers, he (or she) must first of all deny (disallow; repudiate; forbid) himself, i.e. renounce his life of sin, of selfishness, and of following his own will and way for his life. He must take up his cross … Continue reading Follow Him
Monday, September 4, 2017, 9:16 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Lord, Move Me.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read 2 Corinthians 4 (NASB). Things Hidden (vv. 1-2) Therefore, since we have this ministry, as we received mercy, we do not lose heart, but we have renounced the … Continue reading Take His Hand