From Enemies to Sons and Daughters

by Brad Jolly When we were utterly helpless, Christ came at just the right time and died for us sinners.  Now, most people would not be willing to die for an upright person, though someone might perhaps be willing to die for a person who is especially good. But God...

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Full Acceptance

by Chris Hodges Knowing this, that our old self was crucified with Him, in order that our body of sin might be done away with, so that we would no longer be slaves to sin.  Romans 6:6 Our dependence on others for value brings bondage. What is your motive for...

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Total Surrender

by Larry Browning So Jesus said, “When you lift up the Son of Man [on the cross], you will know then [without any doubt] that I am He, and that I do nothing on My own authority, but I say these things just as My Father taught Me. 29And He...

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A Heavenly Life

by Chris Hodges   Therefore if you have been raised up with Christ, keep seeking the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your mind on the things above, not on the things that are on earth. For you have died and your life...

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Making Christ Real To You

by Brad jolly Jesus Christ dwells in every believer.  He lives in us by the Holy Spirit, who makes Christ real to us by reminding us that we belong to Christ.  The Holy Spirit also enables us to enjoy Christ’s presence in our lives moment-by-moment. The Bible tells us in...

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Jesus Is My….Justification

by Brad Jolly Justification. It’s such a big “theological” sounding word, isn’t it?  Maybe you’ve heard a preacher use it before.  But what does the word justification, or justified, actually mean? Justification is the act of God declaring a sinner to be righteous before Him.  In more simple terms, God...

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Jesus Is My….Peace

By Brad Jolly Peace…the word itself makes you long for all that it embodies.  Complete harmony with rest and trust and love – nothing that stands between two persons.  Yet, that’s not what we have today in our world, is it? After Adam and Eve sinned in the Garden of...

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Praying For Others

by Brad Jolly Do you often struggle in knowing how to pray for others?  Sure, it’s easy to pray for others, especially loved ones like family and friends when they are going through difficult circumstances such as sickness, job loss, or financial trouble.  But how do you pray for them...

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The Blessings of Salvation

When you came to Christ and placed your trust in Him to save you, so many wonderful things happened instantly and for all eternity.  Look through this partial list and read through these verses over the week to see what God has done for you.  How great a love He...

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