Righteousness – Through Christ Alone

Many times in the Bible God makes wonderful promises for those who are "righteous". Here are a few of my favorites.  The Lord is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayer of the righteous. - ‭Proverbs‬ ‭15:29‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Then the righteous will shine like the sun in the kingdom of their Father. Whoever … Continue reading Righteousness – Through Christ Alone

What are you waiting for?

During Jesus' teaching ministry, he told a parable that illustrated the finality of choosing our own way rather than acknowledging the fact that only God's redemption plan has a happy ending. (Luke 16:19-31). I wrote my own little story based on his words.  ************************************************* Once upon a time there was a rich, successful man that … Continue reading What are you waiting for?

Who would have thought God’s saving power would look like this?

Isaiah 53 has always been one of my favorite chapters in the Bible. It so clearly describes the sacrifice Jesus made on the cross and the purpose for it. When God came to earth he didn't come as a great and powerful conquerer (as some were hoping for). He came as a simple baby and … Continue reading Who would have thought God’s saving power would look like this?

Transformed by Jesus

Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect. (Romans 12:2 NLT) When people look at me, do they see me being transformed? … Continue reading Transformed by Jesus