Jesus is your guarantee of eternal life

I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, that you may know that you have eternal life.  (1 John 5:13) Scripture is not given to us only for equipping, but also for encouragement.  God’s Word isn’t brought to us merely to teach us to follow commandments, but to […]

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 […]

Because of Jesus, God delights in you

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 18 BECAUSE OF JESUS, GOD DELIGHTS IN YOU He brought me out into a broad place; He rescued me, because He delighted in me.  The Lord dealt with me according to my righteousness; according to the cleanness of my hands He rewarded me.  (Psalm 18:19-20) From relationships between parents […]

Jesus is your eternal intercessor

Scripture Notes on Psalm 110 The Lord has sworn and will not change his mind, “You are a priest forever after the order of Melchizedek.” (Psalm 110:4) It’s a strange line, to be sure, but there is a supernatural point to the Psalmist’s reference to Melchizedek. Melchizedek was a special priest of God Most High (Genesis […]