Where Is Jesus?
Editor’s Note: In what could be his final book, Billy Graham presents in The Reason for My Hope: Salvation the core message that has guided his life and calling for more than 70 years. Filled with new stories and timeless truth, Dr. Graham once again calls the world back to its spiritual priority as only he […]
Rest in the Deep Assurance
Today’s devotional is from Jesus Calling by Sarah Young. After many years of writing in her prayer journal, missionary Sarah Young decided to listen to God with pen in hand, writing down whatever she believed He was saying to her. She knew her writings were not inspired as Scripture is, but journaling helped her grow closer […]
Christ Lives In Me!
It is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me. — Galatians 2:20 Jesus Christ was crucified between two thieves on a rugged cross on Calvary, just outside Jerusalem. Think of it: the very Son of God came down from Heaven and “humbled Himself and became obedient to the point of death, even the […]
Jesus > Religion… God’s Scandalous Grace
Religion says, “God will love you IF…” / Jesus says, “God so loved…” When I had been following Jesus for almost a year, I was already seen as the token Christian guy on my college baseball team. I didn’t go to parties with the team and didn’t talk about girls the way they did. It was […]
Jesus Is ______: Scandalous Grace
Bible Study of the Week Jesus is _____. How would you fill in that blank? That question is at the heart of a campaign The City Church launched a couple of years ago with the goal of getting Seattle to think about Jesus. Our purpose wasn’t to tell anyone what to believe. We just wanted people […]
Jesus Changed Everything
If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. — Romans 10:9 Years ago, I was dating a young woman named Reneé whom I loved very much. The only problem was that she was a committed Christian and I was […]
Jesus and the Gift of Touch
So, today I’ve been thinking about the gift of touch. It is probably because it’s a cold morning, and I’m sitting here by the fireplace, wishing someone else were sitting here with me rubbing my freezing feet. My heart warms up at the mere thought of physical touch. It makes me happy to hold the […]
Go and Make Disciples
So go and make followers of all people in the world. Baptize them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit — Matthew 28:19–20 (NCV) His Commanding Presence That day up there on the mountain, Jesus assured them of His remarkable power when He said, “All authority in heaven and on […]
Do You Really Know John 3:16?
Bible Study of the Week Jesus loves me! This I know, For the Bible tells me so; Little ones to him belong, They are weak but he is strong. Yes, Jesus loves me! The Bible tells me so. What a great song. You have probably sung this song all of your life. Your affection for […]
Come to Me
Come to Me. — Matthew 11:28 There are none of us so close to Christ but that we can’t come nearer, and the secret of our daily Christian life is all wrapped up in that one word of invitation from Jesus: “Come.” That nearness is what we are to make daily efforts after, and that […]