Know The Redeemer #42

#42 for November 27, 2018 When God pours out his Spirit upon a person, the life is transformed. Some examples of transformed lives are the Apostle Paul, Christ’s disciples, Zacchaeus, and Mary Magdalene in the New Testament, plus Nicky Cruz … Continued

God Considers Us Precious #41

Post #41 in series for November 22 of How God Rescues From Messes Why would God want to buy us back (redeem us) after we make a mess of our lives? According to Isaiah 43:3, he considers us precious and … Continued

Satan Has No Right 39

Blog #39, for November 15, 2018 God, in his mercy, rescued me from the mess I got myself into, back in 1981. Therefore mercy is my focus in this long blog series. I learned a lot about God’s mercy from … Continued

Not Rejected #36

#36 for Nov. 6 “But you…whom I have chosen…the offspring of Abraham, my friend,” (Isa.41:8). After I returned to the Lord, I reread Isaiah 41:8-14 over and over. Do these verses apply to me, too? I wondered. I hoped so, … Continued

Come Forth As Gold #34

#34 for October 30, 2018 Forgiveness (justification) is instantaneous as soon as we repent. But the purification (sanctification) process will take a while. After I’d received forgiveness, I still needed to learn to trust in God’s love more completely. I … Continued

Now I Can Soar #33

#33 Blog for October 25 Through his messages of mercy, God brought me back into his heart three decades ago. Isaiah 40:1-2 speaks to people who have lost hope, as I had. “Comfort, comfort my people,— warfare is ended, her iniquity … Continued

Trust God— He’ll Come Through #31

#31 for October 18, 2018 Isaiah 36-37 How do you respond to trouble and threats? Let me tell you about one of my favorite Bible characters: King Hezekiah. Isaiah preached in Judah during the reigns of King Hezekiah, his father, … Continued