The love of God has so many facets that it is unfathomable. The Bible tells us that God's love is hard to comprehend. Scripture tells us His love motivated Him to do great things for us. It caused Him to adopt and protect us; His love will never fail. It is a love to be… Continue reading God’s Unfathomable Love
The Lord's Prayer Reflects our Spiritual Reality Often when we pray, our focus is on physical needs, a family member recovering from an illness, or an upcoming surgery. Jesus teaches us also to pray for our spiritual needs. In the Lord's prayer, Jesus recognizes our fallen nature. God knows that we cannot reach His standards… Continue reading Forgive Me! – The Lord’s Prayer
This world that we live in is broken and full of pain. Domestic violence, disease, poverty, injustice, and death. People wonder, "if God is good, why does He allow war or children to suffer?" Why doesn't He stop the evil that permeates our world? These are difficult questions that usually come from unsaved people. How… Continue reading My pain is felt and understood
Have you ever done something that you never thought you would? Like Judas, have you ever done something you never thought you could be forgiven for? Something that you are not proud of but ashamed of. Hours before Jesus' death, two of the disciples betrayed Him. Judas betrayed Him with a kiss, and Peter denied… Continue reading My Life Can Change, and so Can Yours!
There would be no hope without an empty tomb, and we would be hopeless. The very existence of Christianity depends on the truth of the empty tomb. Without Jesus fulfilling the promise to rise from the dead, what would there be to hope for? Mary Magdalene had no hope until Jesus found her. She loved… Continue reading Hope that Never Dies
Please read: I John 5 John wraps up this epistle by giving the requirements for being born of God. A person must believe in the incarnate Son of God to be born of God. Assurance that they are born of God is that they love others born of God and are obedient to God's commands.… Continue reading Are you born of God?
Please read: I John 4 John starts chapter 4 with a warning to "test the spirits." The Secessionists or false teachers believed that Jesus Christ did not come in the flesh. John helps us discern the false teachers from those who teach the truth. If they do not believe that Jesus came in the flesh,… Continue reading Perfect love casts out Fear!
Please read: I John 3:1-24 John considers the Father's "great love" lavished on us when we become believers in Christ. Then he further informs us that we shall be like Him, transformed, at His second coming. Our frail human bodies will become glorious and no longer subject to illness, disease, and death. When people believe this… Continue reading What Great Love the Father has lavished on us!
Please read: I John 2:12-29 John has a reason for writing this short letter, and he states it in the second chapter. John writes the letter to encourage the readers because their sins have been forgiven, and they knew Him (Jesus) from the beginning. John addresses the young men because they were tempted and overcame… Continue reading Your sins have been forgiven