Archive for 'Salvation'

Strive for Perfection

Matthew 5:43-48 1Kings 21:17-29 / Ps 51 Be perfect, just as your heavenly Father is perfect. (Matthew 5:48) God loves even those whom we reject For their perceived inequities; He wants our love to be perfect By discarding our prejudices. (Jesus said,) “You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your […]

Sanctified in God’s Word

John 17: 11b-19 Acts 20:28-38/Ps 68:29-30,33-36 Sanctify them in the truth; your word is truth. As you have sent me into the world, so I have sent them into the world. (John 17:17-18) Christ prayed for our sanctification, He gave us love, joy and protection, But most of all, our soul’s salvation Was the goal […]

The Empty Tomb

John 20:11-18 Acts 2:36-41 / Ps 33 Woman, why are you weeping? Whom are you looking for? (John 20:15) Let not an empty tomb bring sorrow, Hope instead for joy tomorrow; Let all creation stop and listen: Jesus Christ our Lord is risen! Now Mary stood outside the tomb crying. As she wept, she bent […]

The Way of Redemption

John 8: 21-30 Num 21:4-9 / Psa 102:2-3,16-21 … if you do not believe that I am he, you will indeed die in your sins. (John 8:24) Before the cross is my reflection: In our trials and tribulation, Lord we share in Your crucifixion As a process of our salvation. Once more Jesus said to […]

Triumph of the Cross

John 3:13-17 Nm 21:4b-9/ Ps 78:1-2,34-38/ Phil 2:6-11 Just as Moses lifted up the snake in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be lifted up, so that whoever believes in Him may have eternal life. (John 3:14-15) Grant us the grace, Lord, to be aware That our sins are Your crucifixion; And the […]

Dying for Eternal Life

John 12: 24-26 2 Cor 9: 6-10 / Psa 112 The man who loves his life will lose it, while the man who hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life. (John 12:25) Teach me, Lord, what in me must die That I may be Your faithful sheep. . . What […]