Jesus offered himself for you

How much more will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered Himself without blemish to God, purify our conscience from dead works to serve the living God.  (Hebrews 9:14) There were powerful people who conspired against Jesus, but they were not the ones that put Him on the cross. Many enemies wanted […]

Jesus cleared your debt completely

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Colossians 2 JESUS CLEARED YOUR DEBT COMPLETELY And you, who were dead in your trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, God made alive together with Him, having forgiven us all our trespasses, by canceling the record of debt that stood against us with its legal demands.  This He set […]

Jesus is your righteousness

God’s Hope for Your Heart from 2 Corinthians 5 JESUS IS YOUR RIGHTEOUSNESS For our sake [God] made Him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in Him we might become the righteousness of God.  (2 Corinthians 5:21) Only the righteous are accepted by God.  Over and over in Scripture we see this, that […]

Jesus finished your work so you could rest in His

God’s Hope for Your Heart from John 19 JESUS FINISHED YOUR WORK SO YOU COULD REST IN HIS When Jesus had received the sour wine He said, “It is finished,” and He bowed His head and gave up His spirit.  (John 19:30) Some ancient sources report that sponges dipped in sour wine were used to clean public toilet […]

Jesus is your prisoner exchange

God’s Hope for Your Heart from John 18 JESUS IS YOUR PRISONER EXCHANGE [Pilate] went back outside to the Jews and told them, “I find no guilt in Him [Jesus]. But you have a custom that I should release one man for you at the Passover. So do you want me to release to you […]

Instead of Himself, Jesus saved you

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Luke 23 INSTEAD OF HIMSELF, JESUS SAVED YOU And the people stood by, watching, but the rulers scoffed at Him, saying, “He saved others; let him save himself, if he is the Christ of God, his Chosen One!”  The soldiers also mocked Him, coming up and offering Him sour wine […]

Jesus paid the price for your place at the table

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Luke 22 JESUS PAID THE PRICE FOR YOUR PLACE AT THE TABLE “You are those who have stayed with me in my trials, and I assign to you, as my Father assigned to me, a kingdom, that you may eat and drink at my table in my kingdom and sit on thrones judging the […]

God’s wrath reveals your refuge

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 2 GOD’S WRATH REVEALS YOUR REFUGE Serve the Lord with fear, and rejoice with trembling. Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and you perish in the way, for his wrath is quickly kindled. Blessed are all who take refuge in him.  (Psalm 2:11-12) Not many people talk […]

Jesus offered Himself for you

Scripture Notes on Hebrews 9 How much more will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered Himself without blemish to God, purify our conscience from dead works to serve the living God. (Hebrews 9:14) There were powerful people who conspired against Jesus, but they were not the ones that put Him on the […]

Jesus cleared your debt completely

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Colossians 2 JESUS CLEARED YOUR DEBT COMPLETELY And you, who were dead in your trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, God made alive together with Him, having forgiven us all our trespasses, by canceling the record of debt that stood against us with its legal demands. This He set […]