I Am Statements (part 2)- I am the Light of the World

“I am the light of the world, whoever follows me will not walk in darkness but will have the light of life”. -John 8:12 In this post, we will discuss Jesus’ second I am statement. If you missed the first one, click here. We’re all sinners Despite the Pharisees’ accusations of the adulterous woman asContinue reading “I Am Statements (part 2)- I am the Light of the World”

“Once For All” – A Good Friday Devotional Amid COVID-19

On this Good Friday, April 10, 2020, things are quite different than usual for obvious reasons. This weekend will be different for the church as we are still not able to meet because of COVID-19. I couldn’t help but think about the Easter plays and choir presentations that will not be taking place this year.Continue reading ““Once For All” – A Good Friday Devotional Amid COVID-19″

Martin Luther’s words to us in the COVID-19 pandemic

In the time of the Black Plague, Martin Luther provides sound wisdom as to how he dealt with the pandemic. Rather than make false claims, prudence was practiced such as social distancing. Moreover, he stressed that one remains compassionate and ready to help when needed, even if it almost killed him! Yet he considered othersContinue reading “Martin Luther’s words to us in the COVID-19 pandemic”

I am Statements Part 1: “I am the Bread of Life”

“Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me shall not hunger, and whoever believes in me shall never thirst” – John 6:35 This astounding statement was made by our Lord to a multitude of 5,000 with just “5 barley loaves and 2 fish” (v9). Throughout Scripture, we see God’sContinue reading “I am Statements Part 1: “I am the Bread of Life””

The Salvation and Intercession of Jesus Christ

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The Salvation and Intercession of Jesus Christ

“Consequently, he is able to save to the uttermost those who draw near to God through him, since he always lives to make intercession for them.” Hebrews 7:25 (ESV) Always saves.This message is geared towards God’s children who have been saved by Christ. The word uttermost means to the highest degree. That is the highest degree ofContinue reading “The Salvation and Intercession of Jesus Christ”

That All May See Your Progress (Devotional)

The Christian life is not a life of perfection but progression. Although there will be challenges, there will be growth from them. Although there will be trials, there will be triumphs. And the evidence is growth. For the true Christian is a growing Christian. You may think that a life of self-denial is suppression butContinue reading “That All May See Your Progress (Devotional)”

Christ is your Life

“Christ, who is your life” -Colossians 3:4 For the believer, we have been passed from death unto life (John 5:4). Moreover, Christ becomes your life. Think about that. It’s not just turning over a new leaf, or new years resolution but that Christ becomes your life. Notice it does not say “Christ, who is aContinue reading “Christ is your Life”

Feelings or Faith?

Ever notice that so many Christians live by feelings not faith? Where do you stand in the crossroads today? Which path do you often take? Here’s some questions for reflection because oftentimes we don’t do so. And then, we wonder why we’re not growing as we ought! Are you clinging to the promises of GodContinue reading “Feelings or Faith?”

The Quintessential Freedom

“Jesus answered them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, everyone who commits sin is the slave of sin. The slave does not remain in the house forever; the son does remain forever. So if the Son makes you free, you will be free indeed.” – John 8:34-36 Oh what a travesty it is to beContinue reading “The Quintessential Freedom”