Six days before Jesus’ last Passover, Lazarus, Martha, and Mary enjoyed a dinner with Jesus in Bethany. Imagine Jesus’ thoughts as He sat with Lazarus.
Lazarus, a beloved friend.
Lazarus, the one who became sick and died.
Lazarus, the dead man Jesus called to walk out of the tomb (John 11).
Lazarus, the brother who is celebrating life with the One Who will give life eternal. Continue reading Are You At the Feet of Jesus?
“For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life. John 3:16
The Bible tells us that God loves the world, that He is the world’s Creator, and that He delights in His creation, especially in the people He created.
God’s love is active, all-encompassing, and eternal.
Do you know God’s love? Continue reading God’s Love Acts: 25 Ways + MORE
When someone asks you “”Where do you live?” How do you answer? I usually say, “Beaumont, California” or my subdivision if I’m not in Beaumont. I don’t say if I live in a house, an apartment, or on the street.
Pilate asked Jesus, “Where are you from?” but Jesus gave no reply in John 19:9.
How would you respond if someone asked you where your heart abides? Continue reading The Key to the Christian Walk
“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you; Before you were born I sanctified you; I ordained you a prophet to the nations.” Jeremiah 1:5
But I’m not even 20!
I chose you to tell My people that they have sinned, and I’m bringing judgment.
They won’t listen to me or respect me!
I chose you.
“They will fight against you, But they shall not prevail against you. For I am with you,” says the LORD, “to deliver you.” Jeremiah 1:19
Tell My people that they will be overcome and go into captivity for 70 years because they have forsaken me and not repented of their wicked ways.
Alas! Lamentations! Jerusalem is lonely. It used to be full of people. Now, the few people it has scavenge for food.
But there is hope!
Continue reading 5 Reasons for Hope, 3 Steps to Hope