The Peril Of Self Rule

The last verse in Judges indicates the peril of self rule, which is the demise of mankind. When man is bent on self rule, destruction is sure to follow. A good example of this is found in 1 Samuel 8. Godly Samuel was aging. Experiencing the bodily limitations that...

The Sacrifice Of Love

Christ’s sacrifice on Calvary was the supreme act of love in human history. We perceive the love of God in the act of Jesus laying down His life for us. It was by that act of love that He washed away our sins with His blood. Christ’s mission was “to give His life as a...

Trust and Obey

Luke 6:46 And why call ye me, Lord, Lord, and do not the things which I say? I remember singing that old Hymn “Trust and Obey” right after coming to faith in Jesus Christ. One verse says, “Not a burden we bear, not a sorrow we share, but our toil He doth richly repay:...

Victory in Jesus – Forever!

Acts 26:18 To open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them which are sanctified by faith that is in Me. There is a chorus of a classic hymn that...

Communion, A Celebration Of Grace

When Jesus instituted what we Gentiles call “communion”, He was actually “tagging on” to the Passover feast a visible expression of the doctrine of grace through His substitutionary death on Calvary. “In remembrance of Me” is the focus of communion. In John 6:48-58,...

The Fruit Of Remembrance

The account of Jesus dealing with the woman in Luke 7:36-50 is precious indeed. In contrast to the self-righteous Pharisee’s view of this woman stands the compassionate attitude and heart of Jesus toward broken humanity. How awesome it is to see the response of Jesus...