Tag Archives: Sin

My Father’s Name – John 5:43

I am come in my Father’s name, and ye receive me not: if another shall come in his own name, him ye will receive. – John 5:43 When Jesus Christ met opposition, He did not respond in the way you might expect. He was accused of heresy, blasphemy, insurrection and being possessed, but His most […]

Take Heed – Luke 11:35

Take heed therefore that the light which is in thee be not darkness. – Luke 11:35 We live in a culture that shades things in gray. Certainly all men sin, but this does not make sin good or evil acceptable. Neither does grace make sin more appropriate or profitable (Romans 6:1-4). Sin destroys. Jesus therefore […]

First and Last – Isaiah 44:6

Isaiah 44:6 – Thus saith the LORD the King of Israel, and his redeemer the LORD of hosts; I am the first, and I am the last; and beside me there is no God. In a competitive culture where you are expected to be faster, stronger, smarter, more innovative, more durable, and generally better than […]

God Forbid – Joshua 22:29

Joshua 22:29 – God forbid that we should rebel against the Lord, and turn this day from following the Lord, to build an altar for burnt offerings, for meat offerings, or for sacrifices, beside the altar of the Lord our God that is before his tabernacle. There are few more potent phrases in the Bible […]

Prepare To Meet Thy God – Amos 4:12

Amos 4:12 – Therefore thus will I do unto thee, O Israel: and because I will do this unto thee, prepare to meet thy God, O Israel. Since children are not naturally obedient, parents must find a way to discipline them, and this is one of the most difficult things to do as a parent. […]

It is finished – John 19:30

When Jesus therefore had received the vinegar, he said, It is finished: and he bowed his head, and gave up the ghost. – John 19:30 Meditation: What did Jesus finished? His life? His ministry? Well the Lord finished the purpose of His coming. In giving His life upon the cross, Jesus Christ satisfied the justice […]

Forsaken – Matthew 27:45-50

Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over all the land unto the ninth hour. And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? that is to say, My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? Some of them that stood there, when they heard [that], […]