Tag Archives: salvation

“But your iniquities have separated you from your God; your sins have hidden His face from you, so that He will not hear.” Isaiah 59:2 Go to any bookstore and you’ll find a large section of products under the title of “self-help.” A marketing research company estimates the size of self-improvement products in the U.S. is […]

“Even as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before Him. In love He predestined us for adoption to Himself as sons through Jesus Christ, according to the purpose of His will, to the praise of His glorious grace, with which He has blessed […]

“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 […]