The Most Important Question – John 3:1-15

“Now there was a man of the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews. This man came to Jesus by night and said to him, ‘Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher come from God, for no one can do these signs that you do unless God is with him.’ Jesus answered him, […]

Pausing to Breathe in Grace – Psalm 36:5, 7-9

“Your steadfast love, O LORD, extends to the heavens, your faithfulness to the clouds… How precious is your steadfast love, O God! The children of mankind take refuge in the shadow of your wings. They feast on the abundance of your house, and you give them drink from the river of your delights. For with […]

Breaking Through – Matthew 12:21

“and in His name the Gentiles will hope.” Matthew 12:21 This morning I find myself battling a lot of self-doubt, nervousness, fear, and a sense of defeat. Even with my prayers up to this point, I only feel some alleviation, not a full breaking through. But reading this verse, something starts to resonate. …What am […]

Justice and Salvation – Luke 15:10

“Just so, I tell you, there is joy before the angels of God over one sinner who repents.” Luke 15:10 “…As I live, declares the Lord GOD, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but that the wicked turn from his way and live; turn back, turn back from your evil ways” […]

Righteousness and Grace – Romans 10:4

“For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to everyone who believes.” Romans 10:4 In a devotion I read this morning, dwelling on the covenant God has made with us through Christ, Charles Spurgeon wrote, “[God’s people] see that the law was made void because it was a covenant of works and depended […]

Defeat of the Deceiver – Genesis 3:13-15

“The woman said, ‘The serpent deceived me, and I ate.’ The LORD God said to the serpent, ‘Because you have done this… I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and her offspring; he shall bruise your head and you shall bruise his heel.” Genesis 3:13-15 From the very beginning, […]