Finding Rest in the New Year

Finding Rest in the New Year

  Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. – Matthew 11:29   Matthew 11:28 is one of the great declarations of Jesus, golden verses of the Bible, and best invitations ever offered:...
Teach Me!

Teach Me!

  David confessed, “Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, and in sin did my mother conceive me” (Psalm 51:5). This sin problem is not David’s dilemma alone. Every one of us shares this sad testimony. We are all sinners – by nature, birth, inclination, choice,...
What It Means to Be a Christian

What It Means to Be a Christian

I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me. – Galatians 2:20   Galatians 2:20 is the best-known and...
Case Closed!

Case Closed!

  Who is to condemn? Christ Jesus is the one who died – more than that, who was raised – who is at the right hand of God, who indeed is interceding for us. – Romans 8:34   Romans 8:31-39 is about the eternal security of the believer. No...
A Call To Do Good

A Call To Do Good

  So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to those who are of the household of faith.– Galatians 6:10   Galatians 6:10 issues a call to do good to others. This command drafts every Christian into service. No Christian can...