The only payment God will accept

When the prophet Isaiah came on the scene with a message from God, the Israelites had really blown it. They had rebelled against God despite all that He had done for them. No matter how much trouble they had gotten themselves into because of their rebellion, they stubbornly continued in it. (Read Isaiah 1:1-20) They … Continue reading The only payment God will accept

But he is innocent!

For He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him. - ‭‭2 Corinthians‬ ‭5:21‬ ‭‬‬ I have always had a really hard time watching shows or movies where someone is getting blamed for something they didn't do. They are usually someone in … Continue reading But he is innocent!

The Gospel of Jesus Christ – God’s Plan All Along

The Gospel of Christ Jesus is not an afterthought. God sees the end from the beginning, and he was not surprised when Adam and Eve sinned. He wasn't suddenly faced with the need for a plan and it didn't take him generations to come up with one. Christ's shed blood on the cross and resurrection … Continue reading The Gospel of Jesus Christ – God’s Plan All Along

Good Friday

The day of Jesus' crucifixion. The day he paid the price for my sins. The day my savior was tried, convicted and sentenced. Tortured, mocked and killed. Only in hindsight does the name "Good Friday" make sense. Mark 15, NLT: Very early in the morning the leading priests, the elders, and the teachers of religious … Continue reading Good Friday

The Ultimate Sacrifice

How often do we reflect on what Jesus actually did for us? God sent his Son...literally part of himself...to earth to experience human-ness. (Immanuel, God with us. Isaiah 7:14) He was a baby...He was a boy...He was a son and a brother...He had friends...He was betrayed by friends...He experienced sadness, joy, love, anger...He was wrongfully … Continue reading The Ultimate Sacrifice