Living with an Eternal Perspective

“So you, too, must keep watch! For you don’t know what day your Lord is coming. (Matthew 24:42 NLT) In the beginning of time, God created Man in His image – and Man was perfect. But Man willfully rebelled against God and sinned, knowing that it meant certain death. The Lord, in compassion and covenant love, offered the first blood sacrifice in order to temporarily atone for sin and to cover Man with animal skins. Then, The Lord came to earth in human form and made the eternal and final atonement for… Read More

What’s the Point of God’s Rules, Regulations, and Requirements?

This way of faith is very different from the way of the law.” (Galatians 3:12 NLT) Paul wrote to the Galatian believers, admonishing them NOT to revert back to imposing the regulations of the Law on themselves and others. The Law – specifically the first five books of the bible, but generally the rules, regulations, and requirements of God as established in the Old Testament – was never intended to make us right with God; it was, however, given for specific reasons. 1. The Law shows us our sin. Like a road… Read More

Two Perspectives of Healing

Jesus realized at once that healing power had gone out from him, so he turned around in the crowd and asked, “Who touched my robe?” (Mark 5:30 NLT) She is simply known as “the woman with the issue of blood.” Isn’t it interesting how other people often define us by our issues. She had this issue for twelve years, had consulted many physicians, had invested all her resources, but suffered still. That is, until the day she was healed instantly by the power of Jesus Christ. She had heard of this Man,… Read More