Christ is Risen!

Christ is risen! He is risen indeed! Yes, Jesus rose on that long ago Easter morning. He conquered death. He rose to visit with the women and His disciples before He ascended to heaven. All were astonished, even though He had told them this would happen. God works in amazing ways. He sends angels toContinue reading “Christ is Risen!”

Judging Jesus

Have you ever spent time thinking about just how outrageous the trial was that Jesus faced? Have you ever thought, “How can anyone have authority over Jesus?” What amazing audacity to think you can judge the Son of God?! But wait! Do we judge Him? Oh, we certainly do not, we might claim. We don’tContinue reading “Judging Jesus”

Adopted

Have you ever thought about adoption? Have you wondered how your life would have been different if you had been adopted into another family? Would you have had a better life? Would your chosen profession be different? Many of us have been adopted into another family, even if not legally. When we get married, weContinue reading “Adopted”

Heavenly Citizenship

Where is your citizenship? Where do you belong? Does that sound like a silly question? Would you like to be a citizen of somewhere else? Are you a follower of Jesus? Do you know your citizenship is in heaven? We may think it odd having citizenship in heaven. After all, we don’t physically live there.Continue reading “Heavenly Citizenship”

Jesus, Our Intercessor

What does it mean to have an intercessor? Is an intercessor needed? What can you gain by having an intercessor? How do you go about acquiring an intercessor? Do you know you already have one? An intercessor, in the simplest terms, is someone to intercedes on your behalf. In other words, they stand in theContinue reading “Jesus, Our Intercessor”

Awesome Grace

Yesterday, we discussed how the world condemns one another and how we fall prey to doing this ourselves. We also saw that God does not condemn those of us who believe in His Son, Jesus Christ. Today, we are going to go a little further into the grace of God. Today’s passage is the conclusionContinue reading “Awesome Grace”

Loss or Gain

How do you react when you see someone else receiving accolades? How does it sit with you when someone you believe has done wrong is forgiven and welcomed with open arms? Do you respond with spite and disgust? To see someone be given many gifts and waste them is difficult for us to swallow. ItContinue reading “Loss or Gain”

Foolishness for Wisdom

Do you keep up with all the current events? Are you continually checking the news? Do you continually seek higher education? Do you go above and beyond to prove you are the smartest person in the room? Do you know it is all futile? We all seek to keep up with current events to someContinue reading “Foolishness for Wisdom”

Faith Gains Grace

Are you a person who looks to justify yourself to others? Do you worry about what others think of you? Do you hope people will cut you some slack when you make a mistake? Do you know your faith in God brings you into His grace? We all want to look good in the presenceContinue reading “Faith Gains Grace”

Be Poor to Become Rich

Do you want to become rich? Are you chasing a new promotion? What is it you are working toward? Would you like to be a millionaire? Is money the object of your obsession? Have you taken time to define what rich means to you? We all want to be able to provide for our families.Continue reading “Be Poor to Become Rich”