Archive for June 19, 2012
In Matthew 21:8, a very great multitude spread their clothes on the road; others cut down branches from the trees and spread them on the road.
How much does Jesus mean to us? These people had a parade for Him. They saw the power of God and reacted to it. How wonderful is our Lord? These people had not seen the ultimate sacrifice of Jesus Christ, yet they still honored Him as their King. There have been many people in the faith who were so obedient to God that it cost them their life. What does the sacrifice of Christ mean to More >
read the bible in a year: day 95 Matthew 26:47-75
47 And while he was still talking, Judas, one of the twelve, came, and with him a band armed with swords and sticks, from the chief priests and those in authority over the people. 48 Now the false one had given them a sign saying, The one to whom I give a kiss, that is he: take him. 49 And straight away he came to Jesus and said, Master! and gave him a kiss. 50 And Jesus said to him, Friend, do that for which you have come. Then they came and put hands on Jesus, More >
In Matthew 27:64, the chief priests and Pharisees continue to say to Pilate, “Therefore, give orders for the grave to be made secure until the third day, otherwise His disciples may come and steal Him away and say to the people, ‘He has risen from the dead,’ and the last deception will be worse than the first.”
We are always planing ahead to be a few steps in front of our opposition. This is probably why countries spend so much money on military and defense funds. We can advocate that most of our planing and funding should be on education, but that More >
Rich were the blessings of this day if all of us were filled with the Holy Ghost. The consequences of this sacred filling of the soul it would be impossible to overestimate. Life, comfort, light, purity, power, peace; and many other precious blessings are inseparable from the Spirit’s benign presence. As sacred oil, he anoints the head of the believer, sets him apart to the priesthood of saints, and gives him grace to execute his office aright. As the only truly purifying water he cleanses us from the power of sin and sanctifies us unto holiness, working in us to More >