Tag Archives: salvation

“Sovereign Lord, as You have promised, You may now dismiss Your servant in peace. For my eyes have seen your salvation.” Luke 2:29-30 The Gospel of Luke tells us of an elderly man named Simeon, who spent his whole life in the season of advent – waiting on Christ’s arrival. You see, God had made a […]

“When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy.” Matthew 2:10 The Word of God tells us that the wise men were filled with joy when they finally reached their destination. The journey had been long and difficult. Led only by a star and their faith in the prophecies of God, they had determined […]

“Have mercy on me, O God, according to Your unfailing love; according to Your great compassion blot out my transgressions. Wash away all my iniquity and cleanse me from my sin.” Psalm 51:1-2 When King David wrote Psalm 51, it was right after his sin of adultery had been exposed. The King had gone to great […]

“May these words of my mouth and this meditation of my heart be pleasing in Your sight, Lord, my Rock and my Redeemer.” Psalm 19:14 Jim Irwin was one of the astronauts who went to the moon. After he got back, he said this, “When I looked out and saw the earth, about as big as […]

“Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable – if anything is excellent or praiseworthy – think about such things.” Philippians 4:8 Did you know that your mind is a vacuum? It is. It is a vacuum that you can fill with […]

“I am the light of the world. Whoever follows Me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” John 8:12 John 8:12 is a life-changing verse if we will see it for what it is. “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows Me will never walk in darkness, but will […]

“Very truly I tell you, we speak of what we know, and we testify to what we have seen, but still you people do not accept our testimony. I have spoken to you of earthly things and you do not believe; how then will you believe if I speak of heavenly things?” John 3:11-12 What Jesus […]

“’How can someone be born when they are old?’ Nicodemus asked. ‘Surely they cannot enter a second time into their Mother’s womb to be born!’” John 3:4 When Jesus told Nicodemus that he must be born again, Nicodemus must have known that He was speaking symbolically. I’m sure somewhere deep in his heart, however, it was […]

“You know the message God sent to the people of Israel, telling the good news of peace through Jesus Christ, who is Lord of all.”  Acts 10:36 In the days of the prophet Jeremiah, God promised His people something new.  At that time God’s commandments were written on tablets of stone; but one day they […]

“He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.” Micah 6:8 If I asked you to describe a Christian, what would you say? Would you use words like love, compassion, and grace? Or, would […]