Unsolved Mysteries

Scripture  For if these things are done when the tree is green, what will happen when it is dry? ~Luke 23:31, NLT Quote Bring every unanswered question, every unmet need, and every unfulfilled longing to Calvary, the place of God’s providing {YHWH Jired}. ~Jonathan Cahn As I was reading Luke 23 a few days ago,…

The Great Escape

Scripture Our God is a God who saves; from the Sovereign Lord comes escape from death. ~Psalm 68:20, NIV Quote Sin is a heavy matter; it carries enough weight to crush the human soul. ~Ya’akov Jesus SAVES and He saves us from many things. Among them are death and hell but He also delivers us…

I AM Sending You!

Scripture My people have begged for my help, and I have seen how cruel the Egyptians are to them. Now go to the king! I am sending you to lead my people out of his country. ~Exodus 3:9-10, CEV Quote There is more GRACE in CHRIST than there is sin in you. ~Burt Parsons I love…

The Narrow Way

Scripture “Make every effort to enter through the narrow door, because I tell you, many will try to enter and won’t be able.“ ~Luke 13:24 {CSB} Quote Jesus is not a way to heaven: He is THE way to heaven. ~Ya’akov {a million others} I read Luke 13 yesterday and was a bit disturbed so…

Unus Sacrificium {One Sacrifice}

Scripture Every priest stands daily ministering and offering time after time the same sacrifices, which can never take away sins; but He {Jesus}, having offered one sacrifice for sins for all time, SAT DOWN AT THE RIGHT HAND OF GOD… ~Hebrews 10:11-12, NASB Quote So many roads, so many distractions, so many detours, so many choices, but there…

Making Progress

Scripture People who conceal their sins will not prosper, but if they confess and turn from them, they will receive mercy. ~Proverbs 28:13, NLT Quote You cannot learn from your mistakes if you deny them. ~Ya’akov Proverbs 28 is laced with truth: I think I could blog every verse. Our SALVATION is three-fold–Past, present and…

Salvation And The Word

Scripture I hope for your salvation, O Lord, and I fulfill your commandments. ~Psalm 119:166, NRSV Quote In time, our great salvation will be consummated; in the meantime, we are to fulfill His commandments. ~Ya’akov Salvation encompasses many things: God saves us from something {hell} to something {heaven} and for something {service}. God saved Israel…

God’s Word and Revival

Scripture Your promise revives me; it comforts me in all my troubles.  The proud hold me in utter contempt, but I do not turn away from your instructions.  ~Psalm 119:50-51, NLT Quote The bible is alive, it speaks to me; it has feet, it runs after me; it has hands, it lays hold of me. ~Martin…

Jesus, Friend of Sinners

Scripture Now the tax collectors and sinners were all gathering around to hear Jesus. But the Pharisees and the teachers of the law muttered, “This man welcomes sinners and eats with them.” ~Luke 15:1-2, NIV Quote Jesus loves sinners. In the human race, who else in there to love? ~Ya’akov Jesus does not condone sin,…