I believe Jesus is The Christ—The Anointed One, The One God sent to save us from our sin. Why do I believe this? Because Jesus willingly gave His life in my place through horrific suffering on The Cross, so that I may be sanctified with The Father. Jesus was our sacrifice for eternal life in heaven.
Romans 5:6-8 You see, at just the right time, when we were still powerless, Christ died for the ungodly. Very rarely will anyone die for a righteous person, though for a good person someone might possibly dare to die. But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.
Jesus’ coming was prophesied in the OT and He came in God’s perfect timing. Jesus’ mission on earth was to demonstrate acts of great love, and He left instructions (the Bible) that we are to emulate His great love by offering it to others.
If you are wondering how you too can believe, let me share just seven of the many biblical verses with respect to trusting God.
“People look at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart.”
While Saul was still king over Israel, God sent the prophet Samuel to Bethlehem. At God’s instruction Samuel was to fill his horn with oil and go anoint a new king – a son of Jesse. Samuel was not initially told by God that Jesse had eight sons or which son he was to anoint. So when Samuel saw Eliab, Jesse’s oldest son who was tall and good looking in appearance, Saul thought he had found the right man for the job. Continue reading →
Cast your cares on the LORD and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous be shaken. Psalm 55:22 For those of us who have problems, (And who doesn’t!) this is a must believe, turn to verse. I have … Continue reading →
How easy it is to flow in the breeze of social norms and turn our backs on the Lord’s way – something I struggle with daily. These verses in Psalm 119 are wonderful requests to God, to help us through the … Continue reading →
THE STORY chapter # 21 (My home church is participating in the study of THE STORY – The Bible As One Continuing Story Of God And His People. Foreword by Max Lucado and Randy Frazee. Each week, my Thursday post focuses on … Continue reading →
The devil said to him, “If you are the Son of God, tell this stone to become bread.” Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘Man shall not live on bread alone.’ “ The devil lead him up to a high place … Continue reading →