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I believe that Jesus died
I believe He rose again
I believe that He will bring
Those who fall asleep in Him
Soon the Lord Himself will come
Down from heaven, all will see
Like a lightning flash
With a trumpet call
Caught up together
We will meet
If Jesus came today
Would you join Him?
Would you be gathered
By His angels far and wide?
Rise to live with Jesus forever
Witness a heaven and new earth
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God’s plan to save mankind was to send His one and only Son, Jesus. Remember, God wanted a relationship with us, but sin caused us to be separated from God. Therefore, God lovingly made a way for that great chasm to be bridged. Jesus left Heaven, came to earth, and lived a perfect life, never giving in to the temptation of sin. He accepted the punishment of death for all mankind. He was the perfect sacrifice necessary for our salvation. Luke 19:10 states Jesus’ purpose for coming: “For the Son of Man came to seek and to save what was lost.” (That’s you and me!) Our salvation is a free gift, paid for in full by Jesus. Continue reading
If only God is holy, what does that mean for us? How can we ever have a relationship with Him and eventually join Him in His amazing new heaven and earth? The good news is “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” (John 3:16) And “For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.” (Romans 6:23) Continue reading
The compassionate shepherd leaves his other ninety-nine sheep in safety to seek the one that wandered off. When he finds it, he rejoices! These parables demonstrate God’s great love for us, all of us, those who have not chosen to believe as well as those who believe but have wandered off. Jesus is the shepherd who searches for you, to bring you into His loving arms and rejoice over you! Continue reading
Throughout the history of mankind, there have been numerous gods that have been worshipped. The truth is that there is only one, true God. He is the LORD God Almighty, creator of the universe. He is the only one to be worshipped. He is the one to be honored and glorified above all else. In Exodus 20:3, we find God’s first commandment, “You shall have no other gods before me.” And David penned these words in a psalm found in 1 Chronicles 16:26, “For all the gods of the nations are idols, but the LORD made the heavens.” Continue reading
The Bible is true. It is the inspired Word of God, a love letter from God to all mankind. It is a book of ancient history and future hope. It is still relevant today because it contains the message of Good News for all people. The foundation for retraining our thought life will be the Word of God. Each devotion in this series will begin with scripture, AKA truth. Continue reading
What did this mean and what if it’s true?
Jesus was God’s Son, I believed too!
So, we met with the preacher, my folks and me
I learned Jesus died to set us all free
Receiving His mercy, humbled by grace
Buried in baptism, my sins washed away
I was raised from the water to live a new life
With His Spirit inside me, forever my guide