Call on the Lord’s Name

And whoever calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved - Acts 2:21, MEV iStock Photo The apostle Paul further explains why by calling on the name of Jesus, a person will be saved. In his letter to the Romans, he wrote, "that if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe …

He is Not Here, He is Risen

"He is not here; he has risen! Remember how he told you, while he was still with you in Galilee: ‘The Son of Man must be delivered over to the hands of sinners, be crucified and on the third day be raised again.’ ” Then they remembered his words - Luke 24:7, 8, NKJV. The empty tomb is reason …

No Other Name

"Nor is there salvation in any other, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved” - Acts 4:12, NKJV Salvation comes through only one way and that is through Jesus Christ, the only begotten Son of God. This is why God sent Him. "For God so …

Jesus Couldn’t Come Down

And those who passed by blasphemed Him, wagging their heads and saying, “You who destroy the temple and build it in three days, save Yourself! If You are the Son of God, come down from the cross” - Matthew 27:39, 40 As Jesus hung on the cross, the people and the chief priests blasphemed and mocked Him, urging Him to save …

Salvation Comes With Trust

“Salvation that comes from trusting Christ-which is the message we preach-is already within easy reach. In fact, the Scriptures say, "The message is close at hand; it is on your lips and in your heart." “For if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him …

Let His Light Shine in Your Life

I have come as a light into the world, that whoever believes in Me should not remain in darkness - John 12:46, MEV I don't like darkness.  When I turn off the light, the place is in pitch darkness and I have to wait until my eyes adjust before I carefully find my way through …

The Reunion

Bob and Carol watched as thousands of lanterns floated across the calm sea.  While honeymooning, they heard about Hawaii's annual Memorial Day celebration honoring loved ones who died while serving in the military. While Bob videotaped the event, Carol lit her lantern and cast it off.  It was in memory of her brother, Dave who …

Christ’s Suffering

But we see Jesus, who was made a little lower than the angels for the suffering of death, crowned with glory and honour; that he by the grace of God should taste death for every man - Hebrews 2:9 Today is a very emotional day for me.  The waterworks began this morning soon after I …

Saved by Grace

For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God - Ephesians 2:8 Years ago I stood watching people ascend what is commonly known as Pilate's Staircase.  Just today my family and I were talking about it and I got emotional as I thought of the people …

Love’s Ultimate Sacrifice

Yet it pleased the Lord to bruise him; He has put him to grief.     If he made himself as an offering for sin, he shall see his offspring, he shall prolong his days,     and the good pleasure of the Lord shall prosper in his hand - Isaiah 53:10 Whenever I watch the scenes of Jesus …

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