The Power Of The Cross – Redemption Through His Blood

THE POWER OF THE CROSS – REDEMPTION THROUGH HIS BLOOD In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace that He lavished on us. (Eph. 1: 7) I think this is the best place to start, don’t you? Everything that God has done for us flows from His grace …Continue reading →

Discipline Versus Punishment

DISCIPLINE VERSUS PUNISHMENT Consider Him who endured such opposition from sinners, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart. In your struggle against sin, you have not yet resisted to the point of shedding your blood. And have you completely forgotten the word of encouragement that addresses you as a father addresses his sons? ‘My son, do not …Continue reading →

No Blood, No Forgiveness

NO BLOOD, NO FORGIVENESS When Moses had proclaimed every commandment of the law to all the people, he took the blood of calves, together with water, scarlet wool and branches of hyssop, and sprinkled the scroll and all the people. He said, ‘This is the blood of the covenant, which God commanded you to keep.’ In the same way he …Continue reading →

Rescued And Redeemed

RESCUED AND REDEEMED For He has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the        kingdom of the Son He loves, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins. (Col. 1: 13, 14) How easy it is to gloss over these words like reading the newspaper and yet, what wealth and power is to be …Continue reading →

Spiritual Warfare – The Strategy Of The Early Church

THE STRATEGY OF THE EARLY CHURCH Immediately after Jesus’ ascension, the disciples followed His instruction and implemented the strategy He gave them. “When the Lord Jesus had spoken to them, He was taken up into heaven and He sat at the right hand of God. Then the disciples went out and preached everywhere, and the Lord worked with them and …Continue reading →

Come To The Table

COME TO THE TABLE “‘I AM the bread of life. Your fathers ate the manna in the wilderness, yet they died. But here is the bread that comes down from heaven which anyone may eat and not die. I am the living bread that came down from heaven. Whoever eats this bread will live forever. This bread is my flesh …Continue reading →

Don’t Panic

DON’T PANIC “On His return, Jesus was welcomed by a crowd. They were all there expecting Him. A man came up, Jairus by name. He was president of the meeting place. He fell at Jesus’ feet and begged Him to come to his home because his twelve-year-old daughter, his only child, was dying. Jesus went with him, making His way …Continue reading →


FORGIVEN! “Two others, both criminals, were taken along with him for execution. “When they got to the place called Skull Hill, they crucified Him, along with the criminals, one on His right, the other on His left. “Jesus prayed, ‘Father, forgive them. They do not know what they are doing.’ “Dividing up His clothes, they drew dice for them. The …Continue reading →