“I will give to the Lord the thanks due to his righteousness, and I will sing praise to the name of the Lord, the Most High.” ~Psalm 7:17 In a world where so much focus has been placed on material possessions and worldly aspirations, it is time for Christians to remember the One we have to thank for everything: Jesus Christ. This Thanksgiving season, we encourage you to reflect on all of the blessings Christ has poured onto you and your family and to sing praises to the Lord Most High. Want inspiration as to how to refocus your gratitude on Christ? Check outRead More →

Proverbs 15:33 Humiliation of soul always brings a positive blessing with it. If we empty our hearts of self, God will fill them with His love. If we desire close communion with Christ, we should remember the word of the Lord: “This is the one to whom I will look: he who is humble and contrite in spirit and trembles at my word.”1 Stoop if you want to climb to heaven. Is it not said of Jesus, “He who descended is the one who also ascended”?2 So must you. You must grow downwards, that you may grow upwards; for the sweetest fellowship with heaven willRead More →

Why did Jesus have to be Crucified? Couldn’t God just forgive our sins? Why did He have to be his only son to death? Matt talks about the importance of the Crucifixion of Jesus and why God had to put his only son to death. Matt Slick Archive PageRead More →

Romans 3:26 26 It was to show his righteousness at the present time, so that he might be just and the justifier of the one who has faith in Jesus. (ESV) Being justified by faith, we have peace with God. Conscience no longer accuses. Judgment now decides for the sinner instead of against him. Memory looks back upon past sins with deep sorrow for the sin, but yet without dreading any penalty to come; for Christ has paid the debt of His people to the last jot and tittle and received the divine receipt. Unless God can be so unjust as to demand double paymentRead More →

Face what He Faced Mark 4:36 36 And leaving the crowd, they took him with them in the boat, just as he was. And other boats were with him. (ESV) Jesus was the Lord High Admiral of the sea that night, and His presence preserved the whole convoy. It is good to sail with Jesus, even though we may be in a little boat. When we sail in Christ’s company, we cannot be sure of fine weather, for great storms may toss the vessel that carries the Lord Himself, and we should not expect to find the sea less boisterous around our little boat. IfRead More →