Tag: sacrifice

12
Jul

Obedience before sacrifice

If you keep my commands, you will remain in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commands and remain in His love. John 15:10 Just think of what a difference in meaning it would make if the words in this sentence were interchanged. “If you remain in my love, you will keep my […]

22
Jun

Help! I’m a Sinner

Jeremiah 33:8 (NKJV): I will cleanse them from all their iniquity by which they have sinned against Me, and I will pardon all their iniquities by which they have sinned and by which they have transgressed against Me. God made 6 promises to His people who were held captive in Babylon. God promised to: 1. […]

15
Mar

God’s Word Nourishes

1 Peter 2:2-3 (NKJV) – “As newborn babes, desire the pure milk of the word, that you may grow thereby, if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is gracious.” A newborn baby desires his or her mother’s milk for nourishment; to grow and to be healthy. Through Jesus Christ, we are born again and are […]

27
Jan

Incomprehensible Love

Ephesians 3:19 To know the love of Christ which passes knowledge; that you may be filled with all the fullness of God. All humans have known love-some in great measures, others in lesser. But could there be a love that passes human understanding? A love that goes beyond what even the most intelligent person can […]

24
Jan

Decisions and Declarations-Lessons from Jonah

Jonah 2:9 “But I will sacrifice to You with the voice of thanksgiving; I will pay what I have vowed. Salvation is of the LORD.” This verse summarizes Jonah’s behaviour and attitude. After resisting, turning away and doubting the plans of the Lord, he returns to the Lord with repentance, sacrifice and thanksgiving. How many […]

20
Oct

The Three IFs

Ecclesiastes 4:10 If either of them falls down, one can help the other up. But pity anyone who falls and has no one to help them up. This is the beginning of three very important ‘ifs’ in life. – If you fall, slip in your decisions or get weary with the burdens of life, do […]

13
Aug

Jesus Set Us Free

John 8:36 – Therefore if the Son makes you free, you shall be free indeed How great is God’s love for us that He sent His Son, Jesus Christ, to this world to save us? Jesus died for us on the Cross, so that we could be free of all our sins and have everlasting life. […]

22
Jul

The Sacrifice and the Promise!

He who did not spare His own Son, but delivered Him up for us all, how shall He not with Him also freely give us all things? Romans 8:32 (KJV)   Wrapped in one verse – The greatest sacrifice and the blessed promise. This is the profound love of God the Father, towards us, humankind. […]

29
Jun

The Sacrifice of Thanksgiving

But I will sacrifice to You with the voice of thanksgiving; I will pay what I have vowed. Salvation is of the Lord.” Jonah 2:9 Sacrifice resonates with surrendering a possession. Is thanksgiving to the Lord Jesus Christ a sacrifice? Jonah prayed this prayer in Jonah 2:9 when he was in the belly of the […]

21
Mar

Let the Lord take the lead

Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded. James 4:8 (KJV) In life we always have a choice. The quality of life we lead is determined by the choices we make. Its about making the right choice. What we sow, so shall […]