Devotionals – Jesus

Devotions on the Life of Jesus in the Bible.

Truest Devotion: God Is Devoted To Me!

devoted

Since accepting God’s call to ministry in 2002 I would say that I have live my life devoted to God.  However, last night I woke up in the middle of the night and laid in bed praying and thanking God for His goodness in my life. I counted my blessings one by one. Then I began to tell God how devoted I was to Him. Then came my moment of revelation.   God Is Devoted To Me   In fact He is more devoted to me than I will ever …

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How the Christmas Story Really Began: Fears, Impossibility, & Truth

Christmas Story

My Christmas story begins at Thanksgiving. The Christmas season is my favorite. I have a lifetime of wonderful memories of Christmas tree shopping, decorating, eating sweet treats, and spending a lot of precious time with precious family. What about you? How does your Christmas Story begin? (more…)

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Wise Men Worship the Good Shepherd

Wise men

Wise men sought to find and worship the newborn King. Wise men and women still seek to find and worship the King.   Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem. saying, “Where is He who has been born King of the Jews? For we have seen His star in the East and have come to worship Him.” (more…)

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No Respecter of Persons

No Respecter of Persons

No Respecter of Persons is a character trait of Jesus.  The gospel of John magnifies the message to the “whoevers.” Jesus offer of God’s gift of eternal life, to “whoever will,” is threaded through the fabric of John’s gospel. If you have been a Christian or in church for long , you are probably familiar with John 3:16. (more…)

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Atonement: God’s Chosen Avenue

Atonement

Atonement is a Bible doctrine in which there is a covering of sin or removal of sin. Why is atonement necessary? Romans 3:23 says “all have sinned.” Therefore, relationship between man and God was impossible because of their two opposing natures. God was holy and perfect. Man was unholy and sinful. God developed a plan based on His desire to have relationship with us regardless of our flaws. God’s plan of atonement dealt with sin and made a way for us to come into His holy presence. He ordained blood …

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Son of God: The Divinity of Jesus

Son of God

Son of God: The True Identity and Divinity of Jesus Matthew 14:33 – Jesus’ disciples identified Him as the son of God. Matthew 26:63 – Peter identified Jesus as the Son of God. Matthew 27:54; Mark 15:39 – The centurion on guard at Jesus’ crucifixion identified Jesus as the Son of God. Mark 1:1 – The author of the gospel of Mark identified Jesus as the Son of God. Mark 3:11, 5:7; Luke 4:41, 8:28, – Evil spirits identified Jesus as the Son of God. Luke 1:32 – The angel, …

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