Personal Grace – Isaiah 61:1-3

“The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me, because the LORD has anointed me to bring good news to the poor; he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those who are bound; to proclaim the year of the LORD’s […]

By His Blood – Exodus 12:3-13

“Tell all the congregation of Israel that on the tenth day of this month every man shall take a lamb according to their father’s houses, a lamb for a household…Your lamb shall be without blemish; a male a year old…and you shall keep it until the fourteenth day of this month, when the whole assembly […]

Rejoicing at This Word – Acts 13:38-48

“‘Let it be known to you therefore, brothers, that through [Jesus] forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you, and by him everyone who believes is freed from everything from which you could not be freed by the law of Moses. Beware, therefore, lest what is said in the Prophets should come about: “Look, you scoffers, […]

Fulfillment of Hope – 1 John 4:1, 4

“Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world… Little children, you are from God and have overcome them, for he who is in you is greater than he who is in the world.” 1 John 4:1, […]

Sacrifices – Hebrews 10:11-14

“And every priest stands daily at his service, offering repeatedly the same sacrifices, which can never take away sins. But when Christ had offered for all time a single sacrifice for sins, he sat down at the right hand of God, waiting from that time until his enemies should be made a footstool for his […]

Our Better Hope – Hebrews 7:18-19

“For on the one hand, a former commandment is set aside because of its weakness and uselessness (for the law made nothing perfect); but on the other hand, a better hope is introduced, through which we draw near to God.” Hebrews 7:18-19 I draw near to God not because of my righteousness, not by good […]

Enthroned Over the Flood – Psalm 29:10-11

“The LORD sits enthroned over the flood, the LORD sits enthroned as king forever. May the LORD give strength to his people! May the LORD bless his people with peace!” Psalm 29:10-11 The 29th psalm is my favorite. For several reasons. This morning I chose to read it simply because I wanted to; there was […]