The stress of the pandemic has shown where our weaknesses are as Christians. We need to recognize those weaknesses (the devil certainly has) and ask God for help.
Rather than foolishly seeking the riches of the world we should seek to worship the God Who owns the cattle of a thousand hills. He will provide for our needs!
Jesus faced temptation and trial with the word of God. I have certainly learned that more Bible study and application of scripture in my life would make for a more faithful front to the enemy.
"And Jesus, when he was baptized, went up straightway out of the water: and, lo, the heavens were opened unto him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and lighting upon him: and lo a voice from heaven, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased." (Matthew … Continue reading The Holy Spirit Descends!
Baptism should be the inauguration of many other righteous acts in our lives.
"John answered, saying unto them all, I indeed baptize you with water; but one mightier than I cometh, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to unloose: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost and with fire: (Luke 3:16) I have heard several explanations of what John means regarding loosing someone's shoe. … Continue reading Kinsman Redeemer
When the Messiah comes He will not just "try" to redeem, He "will" redeem His people from their sins!
When we see ourselves as we truly are, we see the need for a sovereign Savior. When we see that we are helpless without Him, we take great comfort in learning that Jesus did it all for us by the GRACE of God.
John prepared the way for the Lord, not by changing the hearts of men for that lies only in the power of God. John prepared the way by showing clearly what the Old Testament taught about the coming Messiah.
My Father’s children, you MUST be about your Father’s business!