Archive for March 2010

Restored at the Cross

It is vitally important that every person clearly understand what Jesus did on the cross. His work was to destroy the works of the devil (1John 3:8). I order for us to clearly understand what Jesus did, therefore, it is imperative to know what Satan did that needed destroyed. What the Evil One did was [...]

Love and Prophecy

We need to pause for a quick review of what we are doing this year. 2010 is an experiential year; that is, we are to continue to learn about who we are in Christ, but we are also supposed to apply this knowledge in the thoughts, words, and deeds of our lives. Knowing definitions, understanding [...]

Truth and Love

The Holy Sprit is called the Spirit of Truth by Jesus (John 14:17, 15:26, 16:13). Here the word Truth carries the connotation of not concealing; that is, it carries the connotation of revealing. So the Holy Spirit is One Who reveals. One Who reveals all the information about and from God. This, of course, is [...]

Loved Like Jesus

As we continue to look at Agape, we need to realize that God has not just given us a little sip of His Agape. He has given us the full measure, the same volume that He gave our precious Jesus. He did this because Jesus specifically asked Him to do it. Jesus wrote it into [...]

Love God Above all Else

When the Pharisee who was a lawyer asked Jesus, in order to test Him: Teacher, which kind of commandment is great and important (the principal kind) in the Law? [Some commandments are light—which are heavy?] (Matt 22:36), Jesus replied from the Jewish Shema (also spelled Sh’ma), You shall love the Lord your God with all [...]

Controlled by Agape

For the love of Christ controls and urges and impels us, because we are of the opinion and conviction that [if] One died for all, then all died; And He died for all, so that all those who live might live no longer to and for themselves, but to and for Him Who died and [...]