Close

Home | Jesus

Jesus

“…though you were slaves of sin, you became obedient from the heart…having been freed from sin, you became slaves of righteousness.” Romans 6:17-18 Jesus’ death paid for our freedom, but we need to understand what Christian freedom entails. Jesus not only paid the penalty for our sin, He also set us[...]

READ MORE

“I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me.” Galatians 2:20  In[...]

READ MORE

“Christ redeemed us from the curse of the Law, having become a curse for us—for it is written, ‘Cursed is everyone who hangs on a tree.’” Galatians 3:13  Have you ever told a lie, taken something that didn’t belong to you, or lost your temper? If so, then you’re guilty[...]

READ MORE

“He made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, so that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.” 2 Corinthians 5:21  Every person is born with a sin nature, making us enemies of God. Those who reject this idea see no need for a[...]

READ MORE

Key Verse: “They also said, ‘Men of Galilee, why do you stand looking into the sky? This Jesus, who has been taken up from you into heaven, will come in just the same way as you have watched Him go into heaven.’” Acts 1:11 The moment that Jesus ascended into[...]

READ MORE

Key Verse: “And there is salvation in no one else; for there is no other name under heaven that has been given among men by which we must be saved.” Acts 4:12 The majority of Americans claim some form of Christianity. Yet, less than two percent view their lives and the[...]

READ MORE

Key Verse: “Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy.” Matthew 5:7 As we continue looking at the Sermon on the Mount, it’s important to recognize that the Beatitudes are not commands to obey but rather the character of Christ to display. In His righteousness, Jesus displayed mercy and forgiveness; whereas[...]

READ MORE

Key Verse: “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.” Matthew 5:6 Diet and exercise are critical to physical health and maturity. Can you imagine eating just one meal a week and sustaining an active and productive life? You might succeed for a week or two[...]

READ MORE

Key Verse: “Blessed are the gentle, for they shall inherit the earth.” Matthew 5:5 The third Beatitude, gentleness, is not the absence of anger but the discipline and discernment to be angry over the right things, at the right time, and with the right tone. Those who are gentle rest in[...]

READ MORE