THE INTENT OF THE GOSPEL

For I am not ashamed of the Gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes. (Romans 1:16) Can you imagine? God’s eternal intent was always to save us through the Blood of His Son! This was settled in eternity …

A MOTHER’S HEART

Mother’s Day is one of my favorite holidays. It is probably because I grew up with a profound love and respect for my own Mother. She would often quote to me these words from the Scriptures, “honor your father and mother, as the Lord your …

THE PREVAILING PRESENCE OF THE LORD

When Jesus came into the region of Caesarea Philippi, He asked His disciples, saying, “who do men say that I the Son of Man, am? So they said, some say John the Baptist, some Elijah, and others Jeremiah or one of the prophets. He said …

OUR PLACE IN GOD’S KINGDOM

And when there had been much dispute, Peter rose up and said to them: “Men and brethren, you know that a good while ago God chose among us, that by my mouth the Gentiles should hear the word of the gospel and believe. So God, who knows the heart, acknowledged …

MY SOUL WAITS ON THE LORD

I wait for the Lord, my soul waits, and in His word I do hope. My soul waits for the Lord more than those who watch for the morning—Yes, more than those who watch for the morning. (Psalm 130:5-6)  Waiting on the Lord is one …

THE METAMORPHOSIS

Be not conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God. (Romans 12:2) As we move forward, we must forget things that are behind and look toward those …

JESUS, OUR EXAMPLE PT. 2

Jesus, knowing that the Father had given all things into His hands, and that He had come from God and was going to God, rose from supper and laid aside His garments, took a towel and girded Himself.  After that, He poured water into a basin …

LIVING BY THE RESURRECTION POWER OF JESUS CHRIST

That I may know Him and the power of His resurrection, and the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to His death, if, by any means, I may attain to the resurrection from the dead. (Philippians 3:10-11) The Apostle Paul’s desire was to live by …

DWELLING IN HIS PRESENCE

For the Lord has chosen Zion; He has desired it for His dwelling place: This is My resting place forever; Here I will dwell, for I have desired it. I will abundantly bless her provision; I will satisfy her poor with bread. I will also …