Sinners Only Please

Matthew 9:13 But go and learn what this means: ‘I desire mercy and not sacrifice.’ For I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners, to repentance.” (NKJV)On the surface it seems odd that Jesus wants the...

What Matters to God

Psalm 51:3 – For I acknowledge my transgressions, And my sin is always before me. (NKJV)One of the evidences of authenticity about the Bible is that it never covers up the ugliness in its characters lives. David is...

The Blessing of Humility

Luke 18:13 And the tax collector, standing afar off, would not so much as raise his eyes to heaven, but beat his breast, saying, ‘God, be merciful to me a sinner!’ (NKJV) Humility is repeatedly put forth in Scripture as a...

The Beatitudes – Part 7

(Click here to search for all the posts in this series…) When we ARE this: It allows us to BE this: Poor in spirit and realize our utter helplessness and reach to God as a spiritual beggar in need of rescuing then we can be… Merciful. We can show mercy to those...

The Beatitudes – Part 6

(Click here to search for all the posts in this series…) When we ARE this: It allows us to BE this: Poor in spirit and realize our utter helplessness and reach to God as a spiritual beggar in need of rescuing then we can be… Merciful. We can show mercy to those...