Religion Verses Christianity

Scripture But Jesus cried out with a loud voice and breathed his last. And the temple curtain was torn in two, from top to bottom.  ~Mark 15:37-38, NET Quote Christianity is not a religion, it is a relationship. ~Anonymous As Jesus was breathing His last at 3:00 in the evening, the Priest at the Temple were …

Weakness

Scripture For to be sure, He was crucified in weakness, yet he lives by God’s power. ~2 Corinthians 13:4 Quote We are saved literally by Christ weakness. ~Ya’akov Although Jesus was God, He did not cling to His deity or His divine rights. He possessed supernatural power and could do things that only God can …

Currents Of Chaos

Scripture The waves of death engulfed me, the currents of chaosoverwhelmed me. ~Psalm 18:4, NET Quote God has a plan and He is in control. ~Charles Stanley Charles Stanley says, “It is natural to feel fearful and anxious when everything appears chaotic. No one likes feeling that things are out of control. We all want a …

True Faith

Scripture Jesus spoke to them at once. “Don’t be afraid,” he said. “Take courage! I am here! ~Mark 6:50, NLT Quote Faith rests on the naked word of God. When we take Him at His word, the heart is at peace. ~George Mueller Life is a series of storms: either you are in one, coming out of one, …

Fettered In Misery

Scripture “Sojourners in gloom and shadow dark as death, fettered in misery and chains.”  ~Psalms 107:10, NJB Quote Slavery is conditional: it all depends on the master. ~Ya’akov The text today is in reference to the Israelites in bondage to Pharaoh. The Israelites were not being punished for national crimes; this would come later in …

The Greatest sin

Scripture Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.’  This is the first and greatest commandment. ~Matthew 22:37-38, NET Quote If loving God with all of our heart is the greatest commandment; failure to do so must be the greatest sin. ~Ray Comfort There is …

Solomon’s Wisdom

Scripture Who can say, ‘I have a clear conscience?’ ~Proverbs 20:9, REB Quote Never sacrifice what matters least for what matters most. ~Stephen Covey I am reading through the Proverbs in the REB and it as if I have never read them before. The REB {Prov.20:9} reads, Who can say, I have a clear conscience; …

Ready

Scripture Praise the Lord, you angels of his, you powerful warriors who carry out His decrees and obey His orders. ~Psalm 103:20, NET Quote There will be no peace in any soul until it is willing to obey the voice of God. ~Dwight L. Moody We sang a lot of songs in the 50’s and 60’s …