God Forgives Because of Christ’s Shed Blood

    “But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin. If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in …

God Is a Peacemaker

    “Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature; old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new. And all things are of God, who hath reconciled us to Himself by Jesus Christ, and hath given to us the ministry of reconciliation.” (2 Corinthians …

The LORD Is a Present Help

    “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.” (Psalm 46:1) Do you know what a “first responder” is? There are teams of men and women who are trained to be able to come help in an emergency situation. They are supposed to be always ready …

The LORD’s Word Is Tried and True

    “As for God, his way is perfect: the word of the LORD is tried: he is a buckler to all those that trust in him. For who is God save the LORD? or who is a rock save our God. The LORD liveth; and blessed be my rock; and …

The LORD Mercifully Gives Life

    “Behold, I have longed after thy precepts: quicken me in thy righteousness. Let thy mercies come also unto me, O LORD, even thy salvation, according to thy word…. Thou art my portion, O LORD: I have said that I would keep thy words.” (Psalm 119:40-41, 57) Graveyards can be …

The LORD Gives Joy

    “The LORD is my strength and song, and he is become my salvation: he is my God, and I will prepare him an habitation; my father’s God, and I will exalt him.” (Exodus 15:2) Angela pressed her face between the white boards of her grandma’s backyard fence. She waited …

God Is Unchanging

    “If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him. But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind …

Jesus Christ Is Our Advocate

    “My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye sin not. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.” (1 John 2:1) Johanna was not happy. She and her sister Donna had gotten in an argument, and Dad had …

The Lord Is Not Slack Concerning His Promises

    “The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to usward.” (2 Peter 3:9a) Have you ever heard the phrase “You have my word”? or “You have my word on it”? That means that the person speaking is making a promise based …

God Is Against the Flesh

    “Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be. So then they that are in the flesh cannot please God.” (Romans 8:7-8) Does your family have a family recipe for salad dressing? Henry’s mom had an …