The more you value the Kingdom of God and His righteousness, the more power Jesus will display in your life. When He went to his hometown, the doubt there kept Him from exercising much power. When He went to the hometown of Peter and Andrew, He pronounced condemnation over the place because of their doubt.
Why is the Lord bringing us into this land to die by the sword? Our wives and little children will become plunder. Wouldn’t it be better for us to go back to Egypt?” So they said to one another, “Let’s appoint a leader and go back to Egypt.” Then Moses and Aaron fell down with
What are the “greater things” that we could be doing? How do we get there from wherever we are? What is one of the contexts of the promise, “ask what you will”? “I assure you: The one who believes in Me will also do the works that I do. And he will do even greater
Some people were even bringing infants to Him so He might touch them, but when the disciples saw it, they rebuked them. Jesus, however, invited them: “Let the little children come to Me, and don’t stop them, because the kingdom of God belongs to such as these. I assure you: Whoever does not welcome the kingdom
All those who sinned without the law will also perish without the law, and all those who sinned under the law will be judged by the law. For the hearers of the law are not righteous before God, but the doers of the law will be declared righteous. So, when Gentiles, who do not have
In Exodus 19, Yahweh instructed Moses to tell His new nation that He wanted them to be three things to Him. He wanted a nation of people in the earth that was completely set apart (sanctified) to Him. He wanted them to represent Him and His agendas and His character in the earth. The rest
Then Herod, with his soldiers, treated Him with contempt, mocked Him, dressed Him in a brilliant robe, and sent Him back to Pilate. That very day Herod and Pilate became friends. Previously, they had been hostile toward each other. Pilate called together the chief priests, the leaders, and the people, and said to them, “You have
If anyone says, “I love God,” yet hates his brother, he is a liar. For the person who does not love his brother whom he has seen cannot love God whom he has not seen. And we have this command from Him: the one who loves God must also love his brother. (1 John 4:20-21
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. All things were created through Him, and apart from Him not one thing was created that has been created. Life was in Him, and that life was the light of men.
Cyrene was a city in what is now called Lybia. It was home to some of Stephen’s detractors in Acts 6:7-15. It was also home to a man named Simon, who came to Jerusalem for Passover the year Jesus died (Mark 15:20-22). While he came with the simple intention of participating in the national observation