Why Jesus – Day 14 Today’s Devotional When Jesus was at the Garden of Gethsemane, He asked God to take this cup from Him. But then He said whatever your will is, I will do it. He was about to take the world's sin and yes, it would be painful. Jesus took sin and was separated from God. On the cross, Jesus allowed Himself to be forsaken, so that you and I would never be … [Read more...] about Forsaken for Our Sake
Why Jesus – Day 13 Today’s Devotional A lot of times people think that being tempted is sin, but it's not. Even Jesus was tempted. We have an enemy who is constantly trying to bring us down and attack us. And he will tempt us with an array of things. But you don't have to be. We have a High Priest, Jesus, who has been tempted with every sin, and He understands our … [Read more...] about Our High Priest
Why Jesus – Day 12 Today’s Devotional A lot of people try to earn God's promises, thinking, "If I'm good enough, smart enough, read enough books, fill in the blank...or that I need to be whatever God needs me to be, then God will help." That is just not the truth. You cannot earn God's promises. We must lean on Christ alone to fulfill the promises God has for our lives. … [Read more...] about On Earning God’s Promises
This week, we're talking about Fearlessly Fit: A 6-Week Fitness, Food & Faith Bible Study. It is a transformational study that incorporates all of you holistically--mentally, spiritually, physically and emotionally. God has put us together so wonderfully, we need to live and act like we believe it! God designed our bodies and they are resilient, strong and easily … [Read more...] about Are You Ready for a Transformation?
Why Jesus – Day 11 Today’s Devotional If we are so busy that we don't sit and reflect on the spirit in us, we're going to go through life and never really understand where we're going and what's around us. Are we making an impact? Are we being obedient to what the Holy Spirit is saying? We really have to take moments every day to reflect on what we are doing. God knows the … [Read more...] about God’s Vantage Point
Why Jesus – Day 10 Today’s Devotional The Rider on the White Horse in Revelation 19:11 is Jesus Christ. He is Faithful and True. A lot of people cannot understand why Jesus is Faithful and True especially in this world where we have so much pain, heartache and sin. But we have to remember that God is bringing His Kingdom into fruition ON this Earth. He wants His children to … [Read more...] about Faithful and True
Why Jesus – Day 9 Today’s Devotional Glory comes after suffering. Jesus' death on the cross and resurrection from the grave to the right hand side of God is the prime example of how God can transform suffering into His glory. "For what credit is it if, when you sin and are beaten for it, you endure? But if when you do good and suffer for it you endure, this is a gracious … [Read more...] about Suffering Transformed into His Glory
"Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus" (Philippians 3.13-14 NIV). We have an assignment on earth. Once we accept Jesus as our Lord and Savior our life of … [Read more...] about Our Place in God through Jesus: (10) Prize