Matthew 5:4 “You’re blessed when you feel you’ve lost what is most dear to you. Only then can you be embraced by the One most dear to you.” Jesus began his Sermon on the Mount with words that seem to contradict each other. God’s way of living often […]
Right at the crest, where Mount Olives begins its descent, the whole crowd of disciples burst into enthusiastic praise over all the mighty works they had witnessed: Blessed is he who comes, the king in God’s name! All’s well in heaven! Glory in the high places! Luke 19:38
Luke 12:57 “You don’t have to be a genius to understand these things. Just use your common sense. John 13:12 After He [Jesus] had finished washing their feet, he took his robe, put it back on, and went back to his place at the table. Then He said, […]
Matthew 5:11 “Count yourselves blessed every time people put you down or throw you out or speak lies about you to discredit me. What it means is that the truth is too close for comfort and they are uncomfortable.” Matthew 5:16 “Now that I’ve put you there on a […]
How blessed is God! And what a blessing he is! He’s the Father of our Master, Jesus Christ, and takes us to the high places of blessing in him. Long before he laid down earth’s foundations, he had us in mind, had settled on us as the focus […]
Psalm 34:8 Open your mouth and taste, open your eyes and see— how good God is. Blessed are you who run to him.
Luke 7:23 “Blessed is he who is not offended because of Me.” Questioning seems more prevalent in modern times. It is probably only more vocal. There has always been a want-to-know, either expressed or silenced, deep within man, a real desperation in the cry “Why?” Addiction is often a torrent […]
When they neared Jerusalem, having arrived at Bethphage on Mount Olives, Jesus sent two disciples with these instructions: “Go over to the village across from you. You’ll find a donkey tethered there, her colt with her. Untie her and bring them to me. If anyone asks what you’re […]
Be generous with me and I’ll live a full life; not for a minute will I take my eyes off your road.
Ephesians 1:3 Give praise to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. He has blessed us with every spiritual blessing. Those blessings come from the heavenly world. They belong to us because we belong to Christ. I have a lot of stories I can and do […]