Tag Archives: acceptance

Sent by Christ; March 27, 2018


John 13:20 “I tell you the truth, whoever accepts anyone I send accepts me; and whoever accepts me accepts the one who sent me.” This is an absolutely amazing verse because of the level of authority it gives those sent … Continue reading

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Belonging; February 6, 2018


Isaiah 63:16 But you are our Father, though Abraham does not know us or Israel acknowledge us; you, O Lord, are our Father, our Redeemer from of old is your name. Everyone has a fundamental need to be acknowledged, to … Continue reading

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Alienation; December 15, 2017


John 1:11 He came to that which was his own, but his own did not receive him. I think we generally gloss over this verse, because most of us have not experienced anything near the level of rejection that Jesus … Continue reading

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Youth; August 28, 2017


2 Chronicles 34:3 In the eighth year of his reign, while he was still young, he began to seek the God of his father David. In his twelfth year he began to purge Judah and Jerusalem of high places, Asherah … Continue reading

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June 7, 2015


Romans 15:7 Accept one another, then, just as Christ accepted you, in order to bring praise to God. I hadn’t expected a follow-up to yesterday’s content today, but here it is. Acceptance is part and parcel of belonging; if we … Continue reading

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June 6, 2015


Romans 12:4-5 Just as each of us has one body with many members, and these members do not all have the same function, so in Christ we who are many form one body, and each member belongs to all the … Continue reading

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October 3, 2013


Psalm 148:5 Let them praise the name of the LORD, for he commanded and they were created. Again and again, especially in Psalms, the Bible stresses the fact that God made everything. Differences in languages bring about different nuances in … Continue reading

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