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

Stay Motivated To Read The Word Of God

Read The Word Of God

Luke started his gospel by stating that many people began writing accounts about what they observed. I believe they wanted everyone to read what God did through Jesus, the Word. Luke, however, went beyond writing about isolated events. He investigated the Lord’s entire life. But he didn’t stop there; he continued by including the start-up … Read more

Why God’s Instructions Are Important

God's plan for life and instructions

The Psalmist made it plain why we should follow God’s instructions. In Psalm 119, He mentioned his regard for God’s decrees, regulations, and commands over eighty times. You have charged us to keep your commandments carefully. Oh, that my actions would consistently reflect your decrees! Psalms 119:4-5 This Psalm begins by describing three qualities of … Read more