It is because of him that you are in Christ Jesus, who has become for us wisdom from God — that is, our righteousness, holiness and redemption. 1 Corinthians 1:30 God's grace has brought us into a saving relationship with Jesus as our Lord and Savior. As believers, we recognize that Jesus' sacrifice on the … Continue reading Daily Wisdom (Apr 2)
In all points tempted like as we are Heb 4:15 Christ's Temptations Were RealThat our Lord's temptations were intensely real is the accepted faith of Christendom. He was tempted in all points like as we are. Unless He was really and cruelly tempted and knew the full meaning of resistance, He can never, in any … Continue reading The Temptations of Calvary
by R. Edward Miller ". . . So then they that are in the flesh cannot please God." Romans 8:8 When God calls us to Himself and plants the new nature in us, He is conscious of the fact that the old nature is still there. The old nature, with a carnal mind, is enmity … Continue reading Is the Cross still Working?
Whenever Aaron enters the Holy Place, he will bear the names of the sons of Israel over his heart on the breastpiece of decision as a continuing memorial before the LORD. (Exodus 28:29) In a symbolic way, the Priest had all the people of Israel "on his heart when he entered the Holy place." Jesus, our … Continue reading Jesus, our ultimate Priest, had our sins on His back and our forgiveness on His heart when He went to the Cross for us!
And they sang a new song: "You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals, because you were slain, and with your blood you purchased men for God from every tribe and language and people and nation. - Revelation 5:9 Worthy! What a beautiful word! For those of us who are disciples … Continue reading Jesus, You are Worthy!
"They shall sing in the ways of the Lord." - Psalms 138:5 The time when Christians begin to sing in the ways of the Lord is when they first lose their burden at the foot of the Cross. Not even the songs of the angels seem so sweet as the first song of rapture which … Continue reading They shall sing in the ways of the Lord.
Franklin Graham, the eldest son of the Rev. Billy Graham, who died last month at the age of 99, shared with his followers on social media what’s written on the “simple” marker on his father’s grave.
On Twitter, Graham wrote that his father “was laid to rest on the grounds of @TheBGLibrary” beside his wife, Ruth, and the etching on the marker reads:
Preacher of the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ
The verse reads, “Jesus answered, ‘I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.'”
In another tweet, Graham wrote that his father has said, “I’m prepared to die, in fact I’m looking forward to it—And when you’re prepared to die, you’re also prepared to live.”
Earlier, he explained on the Today show the reason behind the epitaph: “When my mother passed away, we knew…
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