Devotionals & Poems

Posts tagged Salvation

Sorrow Turned Into Joy Following the death of a loved one there is great sadness and sorrow among family and close friends. It was no different when Jesus died, even though He had tried to forewarn them and tell them He would rise again (John 16:16-24; Mark 8:31) they had failed to grasp and fully […]

Life Giving Blood

Life Giving Blood

During the time of year we call the Passion season our attention is drawn to the sufferings of Jesus after the “Last Supper”, which leads us to focus on His blood that was shed for us. Peter writes, in 1:18-19 of his first epistle that we were redeemed “with the precious blood of Christ.” In […]

So Great A Salvation

So Great A Salvation

Psalm 21, from where Rose’s poem for this meditation has been inspired, opens with the psalmist-king expressing joy and rejoicing in the salvation and strength of the Lord Yhovah, (Jehovah). Some expositors or commentators, as well as some Jewish Rabbis, view this Psalm as a picture of Messiah-king rising in victory. However, in the immediate […]

Resting Faith

Resting Faith

The fourth chapter of the book of Hebrews speaks about entering the place of God’s rest, using as a backdrop the Israelites, to whom He had promised to give the land of Canaan, “a land flowing with milk and honey” (meaning a land of abundant provision and blessings) (Exodus 3:8, 17; 13:5). God had promised […]

The Power Of God’s Word To Salv...

The Power Of God’s Word To Salvation (Part One)

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel (the message or word*) of Christ, for it is the power of God to salvation to everyone who believes …” Romans 1:16. To all who sense the deep inner longing within them to know God, by heeding the message of His word and coming to Him believing […]

Salvation Revealed

Salvation Revealed

  Peter, in the midst of portraying to his readers the inheritance that is reserved for them in heaven, points out that they too, like the inheritance, are being kept (guarded over) by the power of God, for that day when salvation will be fully disclosed, 1 Peter 1:5-6. Peter says we are being “kept […]

The Solution

The Solution

In Luke 10:41 Jesus says to a troubled and disturbed hostess, “Martha, Martha, (probably in a tone of, why are you in such a state of mind and turmoil over these trivial things) you are worried (anxious, cared) and troubled (turbid, disturbed) about many things.” (Comments added) In Psalm 4:5-8, the Psalmist also sees many […]