You may have had a runaway father, or a father who never supported you, or gave you rights to his access and authority, but this does not define God’s fatherhood. He is the author of fatherhood, and His is born out of love. It’s love that goes beyond natural comprehension. It is love that is divine.
1 Peter 1:3 “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead” The New Birth experience is a spiritual experience that involves the recreation of the inward nature of… [Continue Reading]
Ezekiel 36:26-27 “I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit within you; I will take the heart of stone out of your flesh and give you a heart of flesh. 27 I will put My Spirit within you and cause you to walk in My statutes, and you will keep My judgments… [Continue Reading]
2 Corinthians 5:7 GWT “…indeed, our lives are guided by faith, not by sight.” The life of the believing Christian is a life of faith. We are saved by grace through faith (Eph.2:8), we relate with God in fellowship by faith (1 Pet.1:8), our prayers reach God by faith (Mark 11:24), we receive health and every… [Continue Reading]
Romans 12:2 (NKJV) “And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.” The mind is defined as “The human consciousness that originates in the brain and is manifested especially in thought, perception, emotion,… [Continue Reading]
Have you ever been in a situation when you are doing all that you know to do as it relates to the kingdom but all hell seems to be breaking loose against you? You have prayed, you have fasted, etc but nothing seems to change? It is at such times you need to pause and find your place in the loving arms of God. God has promised He will never leave you or forsake you, and because of this, you can boldly declare that He is your helper in the midst of troublesome times (Hebrews 13:5-6).
The New Birth (John 3:1-21) 3 There was a man of the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews. 2 This man came to Jesus by night and said to Him, “Rabbi, we know that You are a teacher come from God; for no one can do these signs that You do unless God is with him.”… [Continue Reading]
A continuation on my reflections as I study the book of John -The wedding at Cana/Jesus Turns Water to Wine On the third day there was a wedding in Cana of Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there. 2 Now both Jesus and His disciples were invited to the wedding. 3 And when they ran out of wine,… [Continue Reading]
Romans 8:1 “ Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus,” 2 Corinthians 5:21 “ God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.” The New Birth is the greatest miracle that mankind has ever known. It is God… [Continue Reading]
Colossians 2: 13-15, GWT “You were once dead because of your failures and your uncircumcised corrupt nature. But God made you alive with Christ when he forgave all our failures. He did this by erasing the charges that were brought against us by the written laws God had established. He took the charges away by… [Continue Reading]