Jesus’ Word to You

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Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will never pass away.  (Mark 13:31) An old saying goes, “all good things must come to an end,” and in most cases this is true. Companies close and relationships fall apart.  Nations crumble and loved ones die.  Hopes fail and dreams fade and according to Jesus, […]

Jesus is completely in control

Jesus Christ [is] the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth.  (Revelation 1:5) The world is run by rulers of all sorts and kinds. Some are elected representatives, and others, self-appointed tyrants.  Some lead by example and others rule by force and fear.  Some act in ways that honor […]

God’s promise to you is peace

Grace, mercy and peace will be with us, from God the Father and from Jesus Christ the Father’s Son, in truth and love.  (2 John 1:3) Sometimes the greatest truths of God are also the simplest.  Sometimes the deepest revelations don’t come from more books, but more belief. Do you believe God has grace for you? […]

Jesus doesn’t change on you

Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.  (Hebrews 13:8) So often in life, we start a journey of relationship with someone, only to see them change in ways we never expected. Other times, we put our faith in people to be faithful to us, only to have them change their minds down the […]

Jesus is your better hope

For on the one hand, a former commandment is set aside because of its weakness and uselessness (for the law made nothing perfect); but on the other hand, a better hope is introduced, through which we draw near to God. (Hebrews 7:18-19) There are many substitute saviors in this life.  For the Jewish people, it was […]

God’s love is your promise for today

God’s Hope for Your Heart from 1 Corinthians 13 GOD’S LOVE IS YOUR PROMISE FOR TODAY So now faith, hope and love abide, these three: but the greatest of these is love.  (1 Corinthians 13:13) Faith looks forward to something that can happen and trusts enough that it leads to action.  Faith looks to a possibility that has not […]

God’s love makes you steadfast

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 52 GOD’S LOVE MAKES YOU STEADFAST “See the man who would not make God his refuge, but trusted in the abundance of his riches and sought refuge in his own destruction!” But I am like a green olive tree in the house of God.  I trust in the steadfast love of God forever and ever. (Psalm […]

Jesus is your living guarantee

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Romans 6 JESUS IS YOUR LIVING GUARANTEE We were buried therefore with Him by baptism into death, in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, we too might walk in newness of life.  For if we have been united with Him […]

Jesus is your steadfast resolve

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Acts 21 JESUS IS YOUR STEADFAST RESOLVE When we heard this, we and the people there urged him not to go up to Jerusalem.  Then Paul answered, “What are you doing, weeping and breaking my heart?  For I am ready not only to be imprisoned but even to die in Jerusalem […]