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Lenten Season
February 20, 2018

Experiencing God: Great Expectations

“So it came to pass in the morning, that behold, it was Leah. And he said to Laban, ‘What is this you have done to me? Was it not for Rachel that I served you? Why then have you deceived me?’ “ Genesis 29:25 (NKJ) In his classic book, Great Expectations, Charles Dickens introduces vivid […]

February 14, 2018

Experiencing God: Partaker of Flesh and Blood

“Forasmuch then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, He also Himself likewise took part of the same; that through death He might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil.”  Hebrew 2:14 (KJV) How appropriate that Lenten season 2018 would begin on Valentine’s Day.  What greater love have […]

April 11, 2017

Living in the Power of the Resurrection

“For if we have been planted together in the likeness of his death, we shall be also in the likeness of his resurrection.” Romans 6:5 (NKJ)   Good Friday is a few days away.  Christ died for the ungodly (Rom. 5:6).  Resurrection Sunday is on the horizon.  Christ is risen! (Matt. 28:6)  And now, as […]

April 4, 2017

The Details of Redemption

“He [God] has delivered us from the power of darkness and conveyed us into the kingdom of the Son of His love, in whom we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins.”   Colossians 1: 13-14 (NKJ) During my personal devotions this Lenten season, the scripture texts that resonate in my spirit deal with […]

March 28, 2017

Lessons I Learned at the Cross

There was book that was popular many years ago entitled, “All I Really Needed to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.”  It contained simple nuggets of wisdom that were garnered from watching how children interacted with each other and the world. It’s been said that life is a giant classroom in which we can experience many […]

March 21, 2017

In Christ

“For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.”  Ephesian 2:10 (KJV) In last weeks’ WordBytes, we examined God’s plan of salvation.  By taking part of weak flesh and blood, Christ was able to satisfy the righteous requirement of God, to […]

March 31, 2015

Our Sinless Saviour

“For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin.” Hebrews 4:15 (KJV) During Lenten season, many questions are put forth concerning Jesus, His purpose, and His role in God’s plan of salvation. One such […]

March 11, 2015

The Power of Confession

“Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, And cleanse me from my sin. For I acknowledge my transgressions, And my sin is always before me.” Psalm 51:2-3 (NKJ) Confession, these days, is pretty “unusual” behavior. Even the guiltiest of criminals, caught with their proverbial hand in the cookie jar, will stand before the judge and declare […]

March 4, 2015

The Reality of God

“I have set the LORD always before me; Because He is at my right hand I shall not be moved.” Psalm 16:8 (NKJ) Dr. Henry Cloud in his book, The Secret Things of God, shares this thought on happiness: “A good life doesn’t depend on good circumstances.” Dr. Cloud’s statement finds agreement with the Apostle […]

February 26, 2015

Perfecting Holiness

“Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.” 2 Cor. 7:1 (KJV) Is holiness possible? Does God really expect us to be holy? Only God is holy. Holiness is more like a goal that everyone should strive for […]