Very rarely will anyone die for a righteous person, though for a good person someone might possibly dare to die. But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Romans 5:7-8 NIV Recently, we were looking to purchase a property and I was researching the … Continue reading Very Rarely
But there is hope for a tree: If it is cut down, it will sprout again, and its new shoots will not fail. Although its roots may grow old in the ground and its stump begins to die in the soil, at the scent of water it will flourish and put forth shoots like a … Continue reading Hope Alive
He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed. 1Peter 2:24 ESV (Today’s post is an excerpt taken from the sixth post in Desiring God’s 2014 Holy Week series “The Final Days of Jesus,” inspired by … Continue reading The Greatest Friday
He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Matthew 28:6 The story is told about a store manager who overheard his clerk tell a customer, “No, ma’am, we haven’t had any for a while, and it doesn’t look as if we’ll be getting any soon.” Horrified, the manager came running over to the customer and … Continue reading Just As He Said
For he has rescued us from the kingdom of darkness and transferred us into the Kingdom of his dear Son, who purchased our freedom and forgave our sins.. Colossians 1:13,14 This week’s post is an excerpt from one of my favorite books, When God Weeps, by Joni Eareckson-Tada and Steven Estes. This is what … Continue reading The Rescue!