God’s desire is that His people enjoy the numerous blessings He has for them. Sin separates us from God, but He always makes a way for His people to return to Him.
The story of the cross is among other things, the story of forgiveness of sins. Jesus could have prayed otherwise, but He did not. The purpose of the cross was to bring salvation to a lost world, and Jesus paid the ultimate price. As his hour approached Jesus the great high priest, our arbitrator, The Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world interceded on behalf of all flesh, Father forgive them for they know not what they do.
Have you ever been in a situation where you had to sit with yourself and engage in some real self-talk? David did.
Our help does not come from the mountains, neither does our help come from the gods (little “g”) of the mountains. In times of weakness, the only source of strength for the believer is Elohim, the One who made those strong mountains.
In John 8:44 AMPC, Jesus’ rebuke of the Jewish leaders provides us with an insight of how the spiritual father son relationship influences our actions:
Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice. Philippians 4:4 When the Apostle Paul was imprisoned, first in Caesarea and later in Rome, one would have thought his days of evangelism were over. However, on the contrary, Paul’s imprisonment provided new opportunities for him to share the gospel of Jesus Christ, and forContinue reading “Joy In Adversity”
Now, if something as insignificant as the number of hairs on your head is so important information to God, it makes sense that the things that are significant to you, are just as important to Him. That is a measure of how much He cares for you.
As we step into this New Year, we need not be apprehensive about the coming days, weeks and months. What barren situation are you facing today? If God can create the world out of nothing, if God can cause an old barren woman, Sarah, to give birth to a nation, if God kept you during 2021, then God will keep and protect you in 2022. In case you did not know this, God has His eye on you!
Today, as we celebrate another Christmas, remember that for some, Christmas is the saddest time of the year. I overheard a lady on TV says she has to be drugged to enjoy life. More and more people today do not celebrate Christmas because they say it is a pagan holiday; to others Christmas is a marketing tool, while to many, it is just another day like every other day. Let us however not lose sight of the true meaning of Christmas. Christmas is the commemoration of the arrival of the greatest and most important gift ever given, the gift of God’s love, Jesus Christ.
During our lifetime, we will experience some kind of brokenness, which may leave wounds so deep that, like a natural wound, it will need special attention. A Band-Aid will not work. We need special medicine. If we do not take proper care of these wounds, they will appear, on the surface, to have healed, but underneath the scab, it may be infected.