The word "blood" is used approximately 360 times in the Old Testament and 99 times in the New Testament. Of the New Testament writers: John uses the word "blood" (αἷμα - haima) 29 times; 19 times thereof in Revelation. (On several occasions it is used in reference to "the Lamb of God").It is used 21 … Continue reading The Blood of Jesus
"You (God) will keep him in perfect peace (in the Hebrew Scriptures it literally reads "peace, peace" - - a double portion of peace)! whose mind is stayed on You, because he trusts in You. Trust in the LORD forever, for in YAH (abbreviation for 'Jehovah') the LORD is everlasting strength" (Isaiah 26:3, 4) "'There … Continue reading So, You Want Peace?
“And she will bring forth a Son, and you shall call His nameJESUS, for He will save His people from their sins” (Matthew 1: 21). Thanksgiving has just passed and the hype and hoopla are already in full motion for the activities of Christmas. Yes, I am aware of the “political incorrectness” of using this … Continue reading Christmas
"When they had lifted up their eyes, they saw no one but Jesus only" (Matthew 17:8) I recently watched a family from Ireland sing "In Christ Alone." The words sung by the Getty family stirred my heart and I thought you might like to read them for yourself, especially the Christmas message of verse 2: … Continue reading In Christ Alone
"...He Who is the blessed and only Potentate (all-powerful sovereign), the King of kings and Lord of lords" (I Timothy 6:15) "...Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn (first in rank and preeminence) from the dead, and the ruler over the kings of the earth. To Him who loved/loves us and washed us from our … Continue reading Jesus Christ: King Over All Kings