|Posted on November 13, 2018 at 12:05 PM||comments (0)|
“Jesus said to them, ‘I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me shall not hunger, and whoever believes in me shall never thirst.’”
No matter how fulfilled some people may seem on the surface, if they’re not right with God you can be sure that their lives are not complete!
God has built into us a hunger for him. He made us for relationship with him, and so he built ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 12, 2018 at 2:10 PM||comments (0)|
“Lifting up his eyes, then, and seeing that a large crowd was coming toward him, Jesus said to Philip, ‘Where are we to buy bread, so that these people may eat?’ He said this to test him, for he himself knew what he would do. Philip answered him, ‘Two hundred denarii worth of bread would not be enough for each of them to get a little.’ One of his disciples, Andrew, Simon Peter's brother, said to him,...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 9, 2018 at 9:50 AM||comments (0)|
“Consequently, he is able to save to the uttermost those who draw near to God through him, since he always lives to make intercession for them.”
In this chapter of Hebrews, the writer is explaining Jesus’ death on the cross in terms the Jews would understand. In Israel, the High Priest would sacrifice an animal to atone first for his own sins and then for the sins of the people. By offering ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 8, 2018 at 9:50 AM||comments (0)|
“Therefore he had to be made like his brothers in every respect, so that he might become a merciful and faithful high priest in the service of God, to make propitiation for the sins of the people. For because he himself has suffered when tempted, he is able to help those who are being tempted.”
Jesus is able to help you resist temptation!
Some people believe that there’s a Go...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 7, 2018 at 9:35 AM||comments (0)|
2 Timothy 1:12
“Which is why I suffer as I do. But I am not ashamed, for I know whom I have believed, and I am convinced that he is able to guard until that day what has been entrusted to me.”
As he writes these words, Paul is suffering because he is doing what God called him to do.
For many people this wouldn’t fit their picture of God. They think that life should be pleasant if I am liv...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 5, 2018 at 9:50 AM||comments (0)|
“There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. He came as a witness, to bear witness about the light, that all might believe through him. He was not the light, but came to bear witness about the light.”
You too have been sent from God to bear witness about the light (Jesus)!
God’s purpose for John the Baptist was to fulfil prophecy as the major announcer of the arrival of...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 2, 2018 at 9:30 AM||comments (0)|
“Now to him who is able to strengthen youaccording to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery that was kept secret for long ages but has now been disclosed and through the prophetic writings has been made known to all nations, according to the command of the eternal God, to bring about the obedience of faith— to the only wise God be glory forevermore through Jesus Ch...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 1, 2018 at 9:50 AM||comments (0)|
“And do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather fear him who can destroy both soul and body in hell.”
Don’t take God lightly!
It’s easy in the midst of the pressures and distractions of life to get so focused on our own lives that we start to think that the universe revolves around us, that even God exists for us and that we can assign him an...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 31, 2018 at 10:25 AM||comments (0)|
Daniel chapter 3
“If this be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of your hand, O king. But if not, be it known to you, O king, that we will not serve your gods or worship the golden image that you have set up.” (vv. 17-18)
Later, after God delivered them, King Nebuchadnezzar said, “Therefore I make a decree: Any people, nation, or language t...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 30, 2018 at 12:25 PM||comments (0)|
“For in Christ Jesus you are all sons of God through faith. For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ. There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.”
Even the person you dislike the most has as much access to the grace of God as you do!
Paul’s been talking about the distance between Jews...Read Full Post »