You can overcome in Christ today

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“Weep no more; behold, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has conquered, so that He can open the scroll and its seven seals.”  (Revelation 5:5) What is that unsolvable problem in your life? What is that question that can’t be answered, that stronghold that can’t be broken, that obstacle that […]

God’s gospel is about God’s glory

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And I saw another angel flying directly overhead, with an eternal gospel to proclaim to those who dwell on earth, to every nation and tribe and language and people.  And he said with a loud voice, “Fear God and give Him glory, because the hour of His judgment has come, and worship Him who made heaven and earth, […]

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 is your eternal reward

For all that is in the world—the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride of life—is not from the Father but is from the world.  And the world is passing away along with its desires, but whoever does the will of God abides forever.  (1 John 2:16-17) The world promises great […]

Jesus is your conduit of mercy

“For I will be merciful toward their iniquities, and I will remember their sins no more.”  (Hebrews 8:12) Guilt is a powerful motivator.  It can change habits and open handbags, clean up words and free up wallets.  Yet, in the life of a Christian, guilt is not of God. Conviction is the sorrowful sense that something is […]

Jesus wants to set you free from works

So then, there remains a Sabbath rest for the people of God, for whoever has entered God’s rest has also rested from his works as God did from His.  (Hebrews 4:9-10) Did God get tired and need a break after His work of creation?  Of course not.  He rested to set an example for us. […]

Jesus is your sovereign peace

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Colossians 3 JESUS IS YOUR SOVEREIGN PEACE And let the peace of Christ rule in your heart, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful.  (Colossians 3:15) You never saw it coming. It’s that phone call you never thought you’d receive, that news you never imagined […]

Jesus came to set you free from religion

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Galatians 2 JESUS CAME TO SET YOU FREE FROM RELIGION Yet because of false brothers secretly brought in—who slipped in to spy out our freedom that we have in Christ Jesus, so that they might bring us into slavery—to them we did not yield in submission even for a moment, […]

Jesus came to set you free from sin

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Galatians 1 JESUS CAME TO SET YOU FREE FROM SIN [The Lord Jesus Christ] gave Himself for our sins to deliver us from the present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father, to whom be the glory forever and ever.  Amen.  (Galatians 1:4-5) Sin is slavery, […]

Spirit-led service leads to joy

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Romans 7 SPIRIT-LED SERVICE LEADS TO JOY But now we are released from the law, having died to that which held us captive, so that we serve in the new way of the Spirit and not in the old way of the written code.  (Romans 7:6) Obligation strips the joy out […]