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

Church Under Attack

Acts 12:21 When I read this I couldn’t help but notice the irony. Herod took it upon himself to attack the church. He killed James and when he saw that this pleased the Jews, he had Peter arrested and thrown into prison. Herod clearly didn’t know that the powers of darkness would not prevail against the … More Church Under Attack

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

Jesus Comes First

“And now, little children, abide in him; that, when he shall appear, we may have confidence, and not be ashamed before him at his coming”- 1 John 2:28. Our relationship with Jesus should take precedence over everything and everyone else.  Simon Peter and his brother, Andrew left their nets and followed Jesus after He said … More Jesus Comes First

Helping

What a blessing it is to help people who are in need.  That is what Jesus did when He was here on earth.  He helped the sick, the poor, the oppressed and the persecuted.  To the crowd gathered in the synagogue, Jesus said, “The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is upon me, because the Lord … More Helping