Powerful Healing, Compassionate Love – Isaiah 53:4-5

“Surely He has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows… Upon Him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with His stripes we are healed.” Isaiah 53:4-5 I read these words by Charles Spurgeon this morning: “What a mass of hideous sickness must have thrust itself under the eye of Jesus! Yet we read […]

To Be Near God – Psalm 73:28

“But for me it is good to be near God; I have made the Lord GOD my refuge, that I may tell of all your works.” Psalm 73:28 This is where I want to be this morning. Near to my God. With Him as my refuge. That I may see and know His works, to […]

Our God Who Came – Matthew 1:22-23

“All this took place to fulfill what the Lord had spoken by the prophet: ‘Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel’ (which means, God with us).” Matthew 1:22-23 Thankfulness is filling my heart this morning that Jesus is Immanuel. Thankfulness that God the Father desired and […]

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, […]

Giving Thanks for the Sacrifice – Mark 14:23-24

“And [Jesus] took a cup, and when he had given thanks he gave it to them, and they all drink of it. And he said to them, ‘This is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many.’” Mark 14:23-24 While the act of giving thanks was likely expressed by Jesus at every […]

The Richest of Blessings – Philippians 3:8

“Indeed, I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have suffered the loss of all things and count them as rubbish, in order that I may gain Christ” Philippians 3:8 I’ve been working on prayer lately. Really praying, with fervency and firm belief, […]