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SOS

SOS Most of us know that SOS is a distress call, but for me it means something far more important than that. Slave, Orphan or Son? For most of my life as a believer in Jesus, I did not know that I had the mind of a slave and an orphan, not a son (or daughter). How tragic that there …Continue reading →

Our Fellowship Is With The Father

OUR FELLOWSHIP IS WITH THE FATHER We proclaim to you what we have seen and heard, so that you may also have fellowship with us. And our fellowship is with the Father and with His Son, Jesus Christ. We write this to make our joy complete. (1 John 1: 3-4) John makes it clear from the start that he was …Continue reading →

Learning To Be A Son – Chapter Twelve – Complete In Christ

LEARNING TO BE A SON CHAPTER TWELVE COMPLETE IN CHRIST If we are truly the sons and daughters of God, how can we ever attain the high standard Jesus set for us? Take heart! God views us from His perspective as already complete in Christ. God guarantees that what He began, He will finish. What has He done? He guaranteed …Continue reading →

Learning To Be A Son – Chapter Eleven – The Father’s Business

LEARNING TO BE A SON CHAPTER ELEVEN THE FATHER’S BUSINESS At the age of twelve, Jesus already knew that He was about the Father. His sojourn in the temple after His parents had set off home, had left the religious sages amazed at His understanding and His questions. From the beginning of time, God was writing His story, and regardless …Continue reading →

Learning To Be A Son – Chapter Seven – The Disposition Of A Son

CHAPTER SEVEN The Disposition of a Son Those who are citizens of the kingdom of God, disciples of Jesus, reveal their citizenship, their connection to Jesus as His devout followers by the disposition they manifest. Those who are led by the Spirit, (not those who claim to be disciples of Jesus) are the children of God. We are to imitate …Continue reading →

Learning To Be A Son – Chapter Four – The Disposition Of The Son

CHAPTER FOUR The Disposition of the Son Moses was up the mountain, pleading with God to forgive Israel for breaking the covenant. He requested to see God’s glory and God responded by revealing His name – gracious, compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love and faithfulness. Since it was the Father’s representative on earth, the second person of the …Continue reading →

Learning To Be A Son – Chapter Two – Jesus The Model Son

CHAPTER TWO Jesus the Model Son Before the Father created His human son and daughter, He had a blueprint, His own Son who was designated to become the Son from the beginning of creation. But when did Jesus become the Son? As the second person of the Trinity before His incarnation, He was equal with the Father and the Holy …Continue reading →

A Perfect High Priest

A PERFECT HIGH PRIEST Such a high priest truly meets our need – one who is holy, blameless, pure, set apart from sinners, exalted above the heavens. Unlike the other high priests, He does not need to offer sacrifices day after day, first for His own sin, and then for the sins of the people. He sacrificed for their sins …Continue reading →

The Son Over God’s House

THE SON OVER GOD’S HOUSE ‘Moses was faithful as a servant in all God’s house,’ bearing witness to what would be spoken by God in the future. But Christ is faithful as the Son over God’s house. And we are His house, if indeed we hold firmly to our confidence and the hope in which we glory. (Heb. 3: 5-6) …Continue reading →

Appointed To Be The Son

APPOINTED TO BE THE SON He also said, ‘In the beginning, Lord, you laid the foundations of the earth, and the heavens are the work of your hands. They will perish but you remain; they will wear out like a garment. You will roll them up like a robe; like a garment they will be changed. But you remain the …Continue reading →