Reflections from Hebrews 7:27

Hebrews 7:27 He has no need, as did the high priests, to offer sacrifice day after day, first for his own sins and then for those of the people; he did that once for all when he offered himself. For many of us, there’s that one sin. Yes, we’ve been to confession. But still. Yes, we know Jesus has forgiven us. However, He obviously will use someone else for whatever purpose He had planned for us. Not everyone feels this way. But many of us allow the enemy to whisper this lie into our ear over and over again. Yes, Jesus forgives and loves me. That being said, He obviously has a more obedient follower prepared for anything He planned to use me to accomplish. There’s just one problem with this lie the enemy tries to tell us. Jesus has already paid the price for our sins. I know, I…

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Reflections from 1 John 3:1

1 John 3:1   See what love the Father has given us, that we should be called children of God; and that is what we are. This verse isn’t exactly easy…

Reflections from Luke 1:37

Luke 1:37         For nothing will be impossible for God. With Christmas right around the corner, The Annunciation has been used in many of the Gospel readings over…

Reflections from Matthew 1:18

Matthew 1:18   Now the birth of Jesus the Messiah took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been engaged to Joseph, but before they lived together, she was…

Reflections from Matthew 11:11

Matthew 11:11      Amen, I say to you, among those born of women, there has been none greater than John the Baptist: yet the least in the kingdom of…

Reflections from Luke 1:38

Luke 1:38      Mary said, “Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord. May it be done to me according to your word.”   There are two points that came…

Reflections from Isaiah 40:1

Isaiah 40:1 Comfort, give comfort to my people, says your God. As someone who struggles with addiction, I know how it feels to receive comfort from another person. No, it…

Reflections from Luke 5:18-19

Luke 5:18-19 And some men brought on a stretcher a man who was paralyzed; they were trying to bring him in and set [him] in his presence. But not finding…

How Significant is Repentance in Your Life?

Repentance. I don’t think there’s been one word that has created more confusion in my relationship with Jesus Christ. At least, that’s how it used to be. Repentance. A word…