Tag Archives: God’s love

God’s Blessings; October 24, 2018


Ephesians 1:3 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ. Paul was addicted to long sentences, which is extremely awkward for translators … Continue reading

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God is For Us; September 12, 2018


Romans 8:31 What, then, shall we say in response to this? If God is for us, who can be against us? Actually, the first part of this verse seems like an appropriate response to the whole chapter. There is so … Continue reading

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Favoritism; September 5, 2018


Romans 2:6, 11 God “will give to each person according to what he has done”. For God does not show favoritism. 20 centuries after this was written, I think most Gentiles have trouble grasping the emotional context of what is … Continue reading

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Joy; July 28, 2018


John 15:11 “I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and that your joy may be complete.” The devil does his best to convince us that God is a meanie, but true to form, that’s … Continue reading

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Delayed Gratification; July 19, 2018


John 11:5-6 Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus. Yet when he heard that Lazarus was sick, he stayed where he was two more days. This is a very important, instructive incident in the life and ministry of Jesus, … Continue reading

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Love; July 1, 2018


John 1:16-17 From the fullness of his grace we have all received one blessing after another. For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ. Talk about God’s provision! This is right in there with … Continue reading

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Faith; June 4, 2018


Mark 5:27-29 When she heard about Jesus, she came up behind him in the crowd and touched his cloak, because she thought, “If I just touch his clothes, I will be healed.” Immediately her bleeding stopped and she felt in … Continue reading

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