Daily Devotions

Blessed Assurance Jesus is Mine

Blessed Assurance Jesus is Mine God does not intend for His saved child to live the Christian life without the blessed assurance of eternal life. The apostle Paul had a profound conviction that nothing will be able to separate the believer from the love of Christ...

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Good Works for God’s Glory

Good Works for God’s Glory Why should the believing sinner do good works? Do we do good works so we can atone for our “temporal” sins after we were baptized? Are we to do good religious works in order to make satisfaction for our sins? Do we contribute to our...

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Dressed for the New Life

Dressed for the New Life Are you dressed in grave clothes or wedding garments? Now that we have been saved by grace how then shall we live? How are we to walk in this new life? The apostle Paul uses an illustration in terms of taking off one set of clothes and putting...

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Living Sacrifices

Living Sacrifices The apostle Paul gives an urgent plea to believers in Christ “to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship” (Rom. 12:1). Paul makes such a plea based upon “the mercies of God.” We...

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God’s Kind of Life

God’s Kind of Life God gives His kind of Life. From God’s eternal perspective the believer in Christ is already a finished work. From our human perspective in time and space, He is continuing to work the truth deeper and deeper into our hearts so He can conform us to...

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Christ our Propitiation

Christ our Propitiation Please don’t let that title scare you off. That is a beautiful and profound word. Christ’s death turns away the wrath of God. The apostle Paul said Christ is our propitiation. He is a propitiatory sacrifice. It refers to what Christ did on our...

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Christ our Sacrifice

Christ our Sacrifice The Old Testament is full of sacrifices in which an innocent animal was killed. These were substitutionary sacrifices meaning that the death of the animal was in the place of someone else. Why was there such an emphasis in the Jewish writings? The...

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Infallibly Convincing Proofs

Infallibly Convincing Proofs Matthew Arnold said, “The resurrection of Jesus Christ is the best attested fact in history.” William Lyon Phelps of Yale wrote, “It may be said that the historical evidence for the resurrection is stronger than for any other miracle...

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God Removed the Body

God Removed the Body When Peter and John heard Mary Magdalene say, “They have taken away the Lord out of the tomb, and we do not know where they have laid Him,” they took off running to the tomb of Jesus leaving Mary far behind (John 20:2-3). They ran together for a...

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Limiting Christ

Limiting Christ Do you have trouble making the transition between the historical Christ of the New Testament and the living Christ of today? In reality He is the same person. He changes not. The one whom we worship and serve today is the same one who walked the dusty...

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