Your accuser has no power over you

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And I heard a loud voice in heaven, saying, “Now the salvation and the power and the kingdom of our God and the authority of His Christ have come, for the accuser of our brothers has been thrown down, who accuses them day and night before our God.  And they have conquered him by 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 […]

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 […]

Jesus was forsaken so you could be accepted

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 22 JESUS WAS FORSAKEN SO YOU COULD BE ACCEPTED “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”  (Psalm 22:1a) For centuries, these opening words of Psalm 22 were spoken or sung by the people of Israel in times of suffering.  This Psalm was used as a prayer of […]

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 […]

How “Foolishness” Can Set You Free [An Encouraging Word]

An Encouraging Word HOW “FOOLISHNESS” CAN SET YOU FREE “This is never going to work.” Have you ever noticed how in story after story, in movies and books and television shows, it’s the crazy, even foolish characters that save the day? A little hobbit and a rag-tag band of others take a journey into the […]

Your accuser has no power over you

Scripture Notes on Revelation 12 And I heard a loud voice in heaven, saying, “Now the salvation and the power and the kingdom of our God and the authority of his Christ have come, for the accuser of our brothers has been thrown down, who accuses them day and night before our God.  And they […]

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 […]

God is in complete control

Scripture Notes on Psalm 115 Why should the nations say, “Where is their God?” Our God is in the heavens; He does all that He pleases. (Psalm 115:2-3) Do you ever look at a situation and ask “Where is God in this?” Do you ever look at hard things in your life and wonder, “Couldn’t God […]