The Love Of God

Love of God

And I am convinced that nothing can ever separate us from the love of God. Neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither our fears for today nor our worries about tomorrow—not even the powers of hell can separate us from God’s love.   Romans 8:38 God exhibits an unchangeable love toward the entire human … Read more

A Righteous Life By Faith In God

Living The New righteous Life

What does it take to live a righteous life? Many believe our righteousness strictly depends on how we behave. That way of thinking, however, just puts the cart before the horse. For the Scriptures tell us, “Abraham believed God, and God counted him as righteous because of his faith.” Romans 4:3 Our behavior changes when … Read more

The Compassion Of Jesus, Our Good Shepherd

The Compassion Of Jesus

When Jesus saw the crowds, he had compassion on them. They were confused and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd.      Matthew 9:36 Our family lived in a new development along a country road. Woods, fields, and farms lined our road, stretching through the valley. I spent a reasonable amount of time at one of the … Read more

Everyone Has Sinned, But Jesus Sets Us Free

That Your Joy May Be Full Everyone Has Sinned

“For everyone has sinned; we all fall short of God’s glorious standard. Yet God, in his grace, freely makes us right in his sight. He did this through Christ Jesus when he freed us from the penalty for our sins.” Romans 3:23-24 I have found that people generally would rather not read something negative. Especially … Read more