God’s justice is a pathway to His mercy

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So the first angel went and poured out his bowl on the earth, and harmful and painful sores came upon the people who bore the mark of the beast and worshiped its image…  They were scorched by the fierce heat, and they cursed the name of God who had power over these plagues.  They did […]

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 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 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 has a crown of righteousness for you

Henceforth there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day, and not only to me, but also to all who have loved His appearing.  (2 Timothy 4:8) Judgment Day is coming.  Only God the Father knows the exact hour, but the […]

God’s heart is for the helpless

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 82 GOD’S HEART IS FOR THE HELPLESS How long will you judge unjustly and show partiality to the wicked?  Give justice to the weak and the fatherless; maintain the right of the afflicted and the destitute. (Psalm 82:2-3) All throughout Scripture, God has harsh words and strong judgments for […]

Your father wants you to come home

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 78 YOUR FATHER WANTS YOU TO COME HOME Their heart was not steadfast toward Him; they were not faithful to His covenant. Yet He, being compassionate, atoned for their iniquity and did not destroy them; He restrained His anger often and did not stir up all His wrath. He […]

Jesus is your overflowing grace

God’s Hope for Your Heart from 1 Timothy 1 JESUS IS YOUR OVERFLOWING GRACE And the grace of our Lord overflowed for me with the faith and love that are in Christ Jesus.  (1 Timothy 1:14) Paul killed Christians, yet Jesus gave him overflowing grace.  Paul opposed the name of Christ as strongly as he could, […]

Jesus is committed to you

God’s Hope for Your Heart from 1 Corinthians 11 JESUS IS COMMITTED TO YOU The Lord Jesus on the night when He was betrayed took bread, and when He had given thanks, He broke it, and said, “This is my body which is for you.  Do this in remembrance of me.”  In the same way […]

God thinks of you with mercy

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 40 GOD THINKS OF YOU WITH MERCY As for You, O Lord, You will not restrain Your mercy from me; Your steadfast love and Your faithfulness will ever preserve me! … As for me, I am poor and needy, but the Lord takes thought for me.  (Psalm 40:11, […]