Because I Love You

Colossians 1:13-14 ESV He has delivered us from the domain of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of his beloved Son, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins. Jesus Christ, God the Son, didn’t just save us from the punishment of sin, but he delivered us from the complete and absolute ownership, … Continue reading Because I Love You

Venom

1 Peter 1:13-25 ESV Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ. As obedient children, do not be conformed to the passions of your former ignorance, but as he who called you is holy, you … Continue reading Venom

Worship and Bow Down

Psalm 95:1-2 ESV Oh come, let us sing to the Lord; let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation! Let us come into his presence with thanksgiving; let us make a joyful noise to him with songs of praise! Last night I was working through some emotions which were tied into … Continue reading Worship and Bow Down

What’s Your Purpose?

1 Peter 2:21-25 NASB For you have been called for this purpose, since Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example for you to follow in His steps, who committed no sin, nor was any deceit found in His mouth; and while being reviled, He did not revile in return; while suffering, He uttered … Continue reading What’s Your Purpose?

Believe Him

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight” (Pr. 3:5-6 NIV). Sometimes in life we have questions for which we don’t have answers. Sometimes we pray and we can’t hear God speaking, i.e. he … Continue reading Believe Him

His Benefits

What is the Christian life all about? What does it mean to believe in Jesus Christ? Is it a mere “escape clause” written into a contract between two parties? Is it merely a free ride to heaven on a “gravy train”? Is it just a religion and religious beliefs and practices, also including religious rituals? … Continue reading His Benefits

Called for This Purpose

Monday, November 13, 2017, 6:00 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Oh, To Be Like Thee, Blessed Redeemer.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read 1 Peter 2:13-25 (NASB). Our Freedom (vv. 13-17) Submit yourselves for the Lord’s sake to every human institution, whether to a king as the … Continue reading Called for This Purpose