Tag Archive | God’s Word

More than Dried Ink…

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This morning I was humbled and amazed as I read the dried ink on the pages of God’s Word. It is hard to believe how single letters coming together to form words can change a person’s life. Yet, while the ink on the pages is dry, my heart is full Read More…

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The Great Advocate

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1 John 2:1-6
The Great Advocate

John makes his intentions known immediately and they are quite simple. He is imploring us live holy lives and not to sin. However, because John knows our condition as sinners, he wanting to introduce us to the Great Advocate. The Great Advocate is the only one who can help and defend us before the mighty and just Judge, our Father in Heaven. This Great Advocate is Jesus Christ! In Christ we have no condemnation in our lives because we belong to Him: Romans 8:1. But, we must be in Him and that means we trust Jesus as our Savior. And when He becomes our Savior, we are found innocent, not because we are innocent, but because The Great Advocate Read More…

No News is Good News…Right?

Nonews is Good News

Have you ever been in a situation where you have been waiting on some news and haven’t heard anything yet when someone will predictably say: “No news is good news.”? Yes, I think we all have been there at one time or another. I know that I have said it on more than one occasion. But the reality of this phrase is that it gives us a false sense of security and hope. Just because you haven’t heard anything does not mean that the outcome will result in good news, it might turn out to be bad news after all. This morning I was thinking about the Gospel and how it changes people’s lives. Pondering this amazing truth led me to ask the question: “What if we stopped Read More…

Are You Picky?

PickyI have a confession to make… growing up I was picky! Yes, I was picky when it came to the food on my plate at dinner time.  I wouldn’t eat it if I didn’t like the way it looked.  Yes, I was picky! My mom would say, “Jacob, stop being so picky, you’re missing out on some good foods!” However, I wouldn’t listen. Remember, I was picky. However, now that I am an adult; I learned to not being as picky about my food. I do try new things and my mom would be proud of me and of course, mom was right; I missed out on a lot of good foods.

However, I’m still picky and I bet you are too!  Read More…