Jesus forgives

As we move closer into the cross this week, I’m reminded of how forgiveness is a deliberate choice. Jesus willingly forgave the people around Him and us for that matter even though they never asked for it and certainly didn’t deserve it. As we draw near to the cross let’s remember that the people who have hurt us not only need Jesus’ forgiveness but ours … Continue reading Jesus forgives

Have You Seen Him?

Afterward Jesus appeared in a different form to two of them while they were walking in the country. Mark 16:12 Seeing Jesus will change the way you see everything else. Circumstances and people will never look the same once you see Jesus and begin to look through His eyes. Jesus has a certain way He looks at everything in our lives: how will it bring … Continue reading Have You Seen Him?

The most important question

“Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” And they said, “Some say John the Baptist, others say Elijah, and others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” He said to them, “But who do you say that I am?”” ‭‭Matthew‬ ‭16:13-15‬ ‭ESV‬‬ https://www.bible.com/59/mat.16.13-15.esv There are a lot of things … Continue reading The most important question

Making Intercession

“Therefore He is also able to save to the uttermost those who come to God through Him, since He always lives to make intercession for them.” Hebrews 7:25 Looking at this verse there are three things that stand out immediately. 1) Jesus can save to the uttermost. Many followers of Jesus believe He can save but do we believe He can save to the “uttermost”? What does that … Continue reading Making Intercession

Becoming Holy

“since it is written, “You shall be holy, for I am holy.”” ‭‭1 Peter‬ ‭1:16‬ ‭ESV‬‬ https://www.bible.com/59/1pe.1.16.esv God doesn’t just show us something to show us. He expects us to engage and pursue. The standard for all of us is His holiness. Becoming holy as He is holy doesn’t happen by our efforts but by His Spirit at work within us. The more we are … Continue reading Becoming Holy

What’s in your wake?

“Mary therefore took a pound of expensive ointment made from pure nard, and anointed the feet of Jesus and wiped his feet with her hair. The house was filled with the fragrance of the perfume.” ‭‭John‬ ‭12:3‬ ‭ESV‬‬ https://www.bible.com/59/jhn.12.3.esv Mary did an act of love and the scent of it filled the room. It was a beautiful thing she did unto the Lord and others … Continue reading What’s in your wake?