What If You Truly Were Born Again?

John 3:1-17 3 Now there was a Pharisee, a man named Nicodemus who was a member of the Jewish ruling council. 2 He came to Jesus at night and said, “Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher who has come from God. For no one could perform the signs you are doing if God … [Read more…]

Can We Change?

Matthew 15:21-28 21 Leaving that place, Jesus withdrew to the region of Tyre and Sidon. 22 A Canaanite woman from that vicinity came to him, crying out, “Lord, Son of David, have mercy on me! My daughter is demon-possessed and suffering terribly.” 23 Jesus did not answer a word. So his disciples came to him … [Read more…]

God’s Law of Love

Jeremiah 31:31-34 “The days are coming,” declares the Lord,    “when I will make a new covenantwith the people of Israel    and with the people of Judah.32 It will not be like the covenant    I made with their ancestorswhen I took them by the hand    to lead them out of Egypt,because they broke my covenant,    though I was a husband to[a] them,[b]”declares the Lord.33 “This is the … [Read more…]

God’s Extravagant Love

LUKE 19:1-10 Jesus entered Jericho and was passing through.  A man was there by the name of Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector and was wealthy.  He wanted to see who Jesus was, but because he was short he could not see over the crowd.  So he ran ahead and climbed a sycamore-fig tree to see … [Read more…]

You Are Led by the Spirit

Romans 8:12-25  Therefore, brothers and sisters, we have an obligation—but it is not to the flesh, to live according to [the flesh]. 13 For if you live according to the flesh, you will die; but if by the Spirit you put to death the misdeeds of the body, you will live. 14 For those who are led by the Spirit … [Read more…]

Nothing Can Separate You From the Love of God

Romans 8:31-39   NIV 31 What, then, shall we say in response to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us? 32 He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all—how will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things? 33 Who will bring any charge against those whom God has … [Read more…]

You Have Received Power

When Pentecost Day arrived, they were all together in one place. 2 Suddenly a sound from heaven like the howling of a fierce wind filled the entire house where they were sitting.3 They saw what seemed to be individual flames of fire alighting on each one of them.4 They were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to … [Read more…]