That sentence right there from Jonah pretty much sums up the entire Gospel story. God saw the "works" of believers in His Son and repented of the punishment they deserved and did it not. We are pardoned by the blood of Christ from the judgement and sentence due us as a result of our … Continue reading Second Chances
I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service. And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and … Continue reading Be Transformed
Thank God, redeemed!
For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. (Isaiah 9:6) This verse from Isaiah is one of my very favorites. It's so beautiful, the … Continue reading Baby Boy
It's Advent, our king is coming, get ready.
Yesterday I shared the song "We Believe" and asked a simple question "Do you believe?" It's such a simple question and for those of us who do believe the answer is so simple as well. Yes. With all my heart, mind and soul. I believe in God the Father, Jesus Christ His Son, the Holy … Continue reading I Believe
I will lift up mine eyes unto the mountains: from whence shall my help come? My help cometh from the LORD, which made heaven and earth. He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: he that keepeth thee will not slumber. Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep. The LORD is … Continue reading My Help cometh…
I know I do.
What if we woke up today with only the things we thanked God for yesterday? What would you have? Would you have your family, friends, food to eat, water to drink, a roof over your head, shoes on your feet, clothing, job? Would there be flowers, birds, trees, stars in the sky, sunshine? Would the … Continue reading Give Thanks
Love not the world... These verses are tough, difficult, hard, uncomfortable at times. Not always easy to do, sometimes I fail at them, actually I fail a lot at them. It's hard to shun the things of this world when everyone else is rushing headlong to partake of them and begging me to join them. … Continue reading Not Of This World