I looked down at Jesus that day but I will look up to the Lord of glory forevermore. I hope you have done the same. Peace!
If knowing Jesus is not intensely personal then you do not know Jesus at all. If knowing Jesus does not dis-annul all other things as a mean of getting to heaven, then you do not know Jesus at all. If knowing Jesus does not make the way to heaven cleknowing_jesusar, then you do not know Jesus at all. If knowing Jesus does not reveal empty religion for what it is - empty, then you do not know Jesus at all.
“For you were called for the very purpose that you might inherit a blessing.” 1 Peter 3:9a There are three main elements to chapter 3 and verse 9 of Peter’s first letter, 1) calling, 2) purpose of calling, and 3) blessing. The Apostle in his letter makes plain the purpose for which all Christians are … Continue reading CALLED FOR A PURPOSE III
TO FOLLOW IN HIS STEPS “For you have been called for this purpose, since Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example for you to follow in His steps” 1 Peter 2:21. To follow in the steps of Jesus Christ the suffering servant is the high calling of every Christian, but why did Christ … Continue reading CALLED FOR A PURPOSE II
Proclaiming the Excellencies of Christ “But you are A CHOSEN RACE, A royal PRIESTHOOD, A HOLY NATION, A PEOPLE FOR God's OWN POSSESSION, so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;” 1 Peter 2:9 One of the central themes in the letter of … Continue reading Called for a Purpose I
Paul the Apostle understood his calling to be from and through God and not men. “Paul, an apostle, (not of men, neither by man, but by Jesus Christ, and God the Father, who raised him from the dead ;)” Galatians 1:1 In our text, Paul says his calling was not of or by man, in … Continue reading Divinely Focused