Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

Salvation

The Force Of God’s Love

Ephesians 2:4–8 – But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us, even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ—by grace you have been saved—and raised us up with him and seated us with him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus, so that in the coming ages he…

How Would We Know

1 Peter 1:8–9 – Though you have not seen him, you love him. Though you do not now see him, you believe in him and rejoice with joy that is inexpressible and filled with glory, obtaining the outcome of your faith, the salvation of your souls. THEME OF THE DAY. HOW WOULD WE KNOW? The words in today’s scripture come from the…

The Spiritual Life-Ring in the Christian Life

Hebrews 7:25 – 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. THEME OF THE DAY. THE SPIRITUAL LIFE-RING IN THE CHRISTIAN LIFE. Let’s be honest. We all face it. No Christian is perpetually camping out on the Mount of Transfiguration enjoying a constant rapturous…

Under The Master’s Care

Psalm 35:27 – Let those who delight in my righteousness shout for joy and be glad and say evermore, “Great is the Lord, who delights in the welfare of his servant!” THEME OF THE DAY. UNDER THE MASTER’S CARE. The safest place; the most joyful of places; the most satisfying place; and the most purposeful place in all of life is to…

Seeing Ourselves As God Does

I am not sure there is a more encouraging verse to lift up the downcast soul, to recover the Satan-buffeted believer, to strength the bruised reed, and enflame the heart of a flickering wick than today’s scripture, Zephaniah 3:17. Go back and read it again slowly, asking the Spirit of God to warm your heart with its truth.

Remember His Mercy, Not Your Sin

1 Timothy 1:15-16 – The saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am the foremost. But I received mercy for this reason, that in me, as the foremost, Jesus Christ might display his perfect patience as an example to those who were to believe in him for eternal…