The Glory of Garbage

“For the Lord is high above the nations; His glory is higher than the heavens. Who can be compared with the Lord our God, who is enthroned on high? He stoops to look down on heaven and on earth. He lifts the poor from the dust and the needy from the garbage dump. He setsContinue reading “The Glory of Garbage”

The Gift of Christ’s Cleansing Blood

“But if we confess our sins to Him, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all wickedness.”  (1 John 1:9 NLT) After a long, hard day of working in the hot summer sun, nothing is quite as refreshing as a drink of cold water and a long,Continue reading “The Gift of Christ’s Cleansing Blood”

Forgiving Like Jesus

“If another person sins, rebuke that person; then if there is repentance, forgive. Even if that person wrongs you seven times a day and each time turns again and asks forgiveness, you must forgive.” (Luke 17:3b-4 NLT) How does Jesus forgive? Think of the most insidious, demonic, vile, painful, horrific sin anyone could commit againstContinue reading “Forgiving Like Jesus”

What Does Redeemed/Redemption Mean?

“For you know that God paid a ransom to save you from the empty life you inherited from your ancestors.” (1 Peter 1:18a NLT) When I was in high school, I worked in a stamp redemption center. What’s that you may wonder? Years ago, it was common when you made a purchase, to receive stamps.Continue reading “What Does Redeemed/Redemption Mean?”