Indebted to Jesus

1 Timothy 1:12-17 I was reading this passage and thinking of how we are all indebted to Jesus.  We have done terrible things in our lives but He showed us such love and grace that we could only respond in humility and gratitude.  There are times when my past comes back to haunt me but … More Indebted to Jesus

God’s Mercy

Zechariah 3:1-4 Satan accused Joshua, who here represents the nation of Israel.  The accusations were accurate.  Joshua stood in “filthy clothes” (sins) yet, God revealed His mercy, stating that He chose to save His people in spite of their sin. God punished Judah through the fire of great trials but He rescued the nation before … More God’s Mercy

Paul’s Testimony

Galatians 1:13-17 In his letter to the Galatians, Paul shares how he became a Christian. It wasn’t something he ever dreamed would happen. He was a staunch believer in Judaism and its traditions. He was filled with a jealous zeal to protect his religion and was determined to stamp out any other religion he believed … More Paul’s Testimony

Sharing With Others

“As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all [men], especially unto them who are of the household of faith” – Galatians 6:10. Do we share what we have with others whether or not we think they deserve it?  We were sinners when Jesus came into the world and saved us.  We didn’t … More Sharing With Others

Forgiveness

“If ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you” – Matthew 6:14 In order to give we have to forgive.  This is why Jesus stresses the importance of forgiving one another and of letting go of anger, resentment and hurt.  When we focus on what someone has done to us it … More Forgiveness