Why Sin Matters!

“But afterward Jesus found him in the Temple and told him, ‘Now you are well; so stop sinning, or something even worse may happen to you.’” (John 5:14 NLT) The man to whom Jesus spoke in the above verse had been lying by the pool of Bethesda, hoping to be able to get into theContinue reading “Why Sin Matters!”

Do Lost People Care Jesus Died to Rescue Them from Eternal Death? (Part 2)

“Some of you were once like that.” (1 Corinthians 6:11a NLT) The laws of God were very important to Jesus when He walked the pathways of this earth. Jesus said: “You have heard that our ancestors were told, ‘You must not murder. If you commit murder, you are subject to judgment.’ But I say, ifContinue reading “Do Lost People Care Jesus Died to Rescue Them from Eternal Death? (Part 2)”

Do Lost People Care Jesus Died to Rescue Them from Eternal Death?

“And the Son of Man came to save those who are lost.” (Matthew 18:11 NLT) Imagine, as Ray Comfort suggests in his ebook freewonderfulbook.com, that you are given the opportunity to go back in time to September 10, 2001. You’re speaking to everyone who will be in the Twin Towers the next day. You knowContinue reading “Do Lost People Care Jesus Died to Rescue Them from Eternal Death?”

Do Lost People Really Care God Loves Them?

“For God loved the world so much that He gave His one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in Him will not perish but have eternal life.” (John 3:16 NLT) “Lost” for purposes of this post means to not know Jesus; to not be born again of the Spirit; to not have repentedContinue reading “Do Lost People Really Care God Loves Them?”

God’s Masterpiece

“For we are God’s masterpiece…” (Ephesians 2:10 NLT) *Please read carefully and be attentive to the Holy Spirit as you read this devotional by Sylvia Gunter. This was just too good not to share. Blessings, Ed 😊 Used with permission. With your spirit receive God’s Word for you from Proverbs 8:30-31. “Then I was theContinue reading God’s Masterpiece

God’s Commands

“You are My friends if you do what I command.” (John 15:14 NLT) My wife and I have two dogs – a full-blooded Pug and a “Heinz 57” rescue. Zoe, our Pug, is very “food-oriented.” What does that mean? It means she lives to eat. She’ll do most anything I ask as long as IContinue reading “God’s Commands”

Keeping Our Focus on Jesus

“And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us. We do this by keeping our eyes on Jesus, the champion who initiates and perfects our faith.” (Hebrews 12:1b-2a NLT) Endurance demands training and training demands discipline, neither of which the average professing believer in America has or even desires. How doContinue reading “Keeping Our Focus on Jesus”

What Is Your Choice?

“If by continuing to live I can do more worthwhile work, then I am not sure which I should choose. I am pulled in two directions. I want very much to leave this life and be with Christ, which is a far better thing; but for your sake it is much more important that IContinue reading “What Is Your Choice?”

What Is Your Clever Disguise?

“So we are Christ’s ambassadors; God is making His appeal through us.” (2 Corinthians 5:20a NLT) Ron Hutchcraft wrote in a recent devotional: “The pastor of a mega church in America was meeting one of the ladies in his church one time and he said, ‘What do you do?’ and she said, ‘Well, Pastor, I’mContinue reading “What Is Your Clever Disguise?”