Tag Archives: Truth

Do You Want To Be Made Whole? – John 5:6

When Jesus saw him lie, and knew that he had been now a long time in that case, he saith unto him, Wilt thou be made whole? – John 5:6 Jesus asked many rhetorical questions. As a master teacher, the Lord seemed to use nearly every occasion not only to glorify God the Father but […]

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 […]

Mercy, Not Sacrifice – Matthew 9:13

Matthew 9:13 – But go ye and learn what that meaneth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice: for I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance. When I was a boy in school, I remember asking my teacher what a certain word meant. She gave me a most annoying direction, […]

Finding the Lost – Luke 15:4

What man of you, having an hundred sheep, if he lose one of them, doth not leave the ninety and nine in the wilderness, and go after that which is lost, until he find it?  – Luke 15:4 I reckon that none of you is likely a shepherd.  However, I think you can relate the […]

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 […]

Full of Joy – John 15:11

John 15:11 – These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain in you, and that your joy might be full. If you take a minute and consider, the ministry of Jesus Christ as Savior was manifold. He saved disciples from eternal damnation by giving His life for them, but He also […]