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Sent Ones

“Jesus said to them again, ‘Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, even so I am sending you.’ And when he had said this, he breathed on them and said to them, ‘Receive the Holy Spirit’” (John 20:21-22). As Jesus was sent by the Father to fulfill[…]

Joy Will Come in the Morning

Job 38:1-5 – “Then the Lord answered Job out of the whirlwind and said: ‘Who is this that darkens counsel by words without knowledge? Dress for action like a man; I will question you, and you make it known to me. Where were you when I laid the foundation of[…]

Imago Dei

Genesis 1:26-27 – “God said, ‘Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on[…]

Are You Genuinely Saved?

“Enter by the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the way is easy that leads to destruction, and those who enter by it are many. For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that leads to life, and those who find it are few. Beware of[…]

Christ Alone, Cornerstone

1 Peter 2:6-8 – “For it stands in Scripture: ‘Behold, I am laying in Zion a stone, a cornerstone chosen and precious, and whoever believes in him will not be put to shame.’ So the honor is for you who believe, but for those who do not believe, ‘The stone[…]

Fix Your Eyes On Jesus

2 Timothy 1:4-7 – “As I remember your tears, I long to see you, that I may be filled with joy. I am reminded of your sincere faith, a faith that dwelt first in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice and now, I am sure, dwells in you as[…]

Hope No Matter What

“The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness” (Lam. 3:22-23). This quotation is an example of a well-known Old Testament passage with a lesser-known context. The author doesn’t write these words after a military[…]

Power That Can’t Be Explained

Acts 1:8 – “You will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.” Numerous times the New Testament authors described the power that will be present in[…]

Show Us Our Sin, Oh God!

Ezekiel 14:4-5 – “Thus says the Lord GOD: Any one of the house of Israel who takes his idols into his heart and sets the stumbling block of his iniquity before his face, and yet comes to the prophet, I the LORD will answer him as he comes with the[…]

The Lifter of My Head

Psalm 3:1-4 – “O Lord, how many are my foes! Many are rising against me; many are saying of my soul, ‘There is no salvation for him in God.’ But you, O Lord, are a shield about me, my glory, and the lifter of my head. I cried aloud to[…]

Christ’s  Humanity: Why Does it Matter?

It seems that more and more recently this issue of Christ’s nature is coming up. More than ever we find ourselves bombarded with people making claims about Christ that go against what we see in scripture. Probably one of the most troubling claims that is made is that Christ was[…]

Our Weakness, His Strength

2 Corinthians 11:30 – “If I must boast, I will boast of the things that show my weakness.” No one likes a bragger. There are too many people around who are living for themselves, looking to show off their accomplishments as they make a name for themselves, thinking that the[…]

Informed by God’s Word

Matthew 6:7-13 – “And when you pray, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do, for they think that they will be heard for their many words. Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him. Pray then like this: ‘Our[…]

When You Pray

Matthew 6:5-6 – “And when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites. For they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, that they may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. But when you pray,[…]

No Other Gods!

“I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery. You shall have no other gods before me” (Exodus 20:2-3). How concerned are you that you might be breaking one of the Ten Commandments? If you had to say[…]