Tag: Christianity

Substitution.

“He was pierced because of our transgressions, crushed because of our iniquities; He was punished so that we may have peace.” Isaiah 53:5. This prophesy from Isaiah, which he received from God several hundred years before the birth of Christ, described the “suffering servant” nature of the Messiah. According to many prophesies in the book of Isaiah, the…

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Focus on Today.

“Therefore, don’t worry about tomorrow, because tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.” Matthew 6:34. This advice may seem so simple and basic that we fail to realize the spiritual significance it contains, yet it confronts a topic that every person in the world encounters: worry. Humanity obviously has…

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Spring Cleaning.

“Jesus went into the Temple and drove out all those who were buying and selling inside the temple. He overturned the money-changers’ tables and the chairs of those selling doves. And He said to them “It is written ‘My house will be called a house of prayer,’ but you are making it a den of thieves!” Matthew 21:12-13. According to…

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Hosanna.

“Hosanna to the Son of David! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!” Matthew 21:9. On this day roughly 2000 years ago, Jesus of Nazareth rode into the city of Jerusalem on the back of a donkey. The Jewish holiday of Passover was fast approaching and Jews from all over the…

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A Clean Slate.

“I will forgive their wrongdoing and never again remember their sin.” Jeremiah 31:34. These words were spoke by God to the prophet Jeremiah. God is describing the new covenant He will be making with the world, a covenant that will be established with the arrival of the Messiah. Those who turn their faith to God…

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You are what you think.

“Finally brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable–if there is any moral excellence and if there is any praise–keep these thoughts in your mind.” Philippians 4:8. More often than not, sin begins in our heart or in our mind. in this world full…

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God is in Control.

“He will not allow your foot to slip; your Protector will not slumber. Indeed, the Protector of Israel does not slumber or sleep.” Psalm 121:3-4. How reassuring it is to know that God is always attentive to us! There is never a moment in time that God is not paying close attention to those who…

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