This is why I am sending my Spirit, and this is why I am empowering you, and this is why I rose from the dead. I am going to bring my Father’s glory to the ends of this earth as the prophets said: “the earth will be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the Lord as the waters cover the sea.”
We have been born again to a living hope. The resurrection of Jesus points away from the corruption in this world and away from the dead-end roads on which so many walk, to a new life, a new way of living, and a new inheritance that will never perish.
What could John have felt as he went from the heights of worship, to the depth of disappointment, back to the mountaintops of praise all in a matter of moments? Whatever it was, we will feel it and experience it, too!
Jesus is not some mystical teacher with timeless truths about a faraway placesome call Heaven and others Nirvana. Jesus is the one who came within history to fulfill a storythat had been taking place on this earth for thousands of years.
That is why we can have such confidence, and why Easter should be something that lasts year-round for Jesus did not rise and then die again, but He rose to an immortal life, and He lives today to bring grace and blessing to the world.
Let us shout this truth in the halls of every church and from our rooftops for the world to hear, what Jesus did on the cross was sufficient to destroy the barrier that kept mankind separated from God’s love and eternal purpose, and His resurrection proves it.
God raised Jesus from the dead and vindicated Him. Resurrection vision sees that the path He took and the way He lived was the correct path. Thus, while the word of the cross is weakness to many, it is, in reality, power.
When you find yourself in tight spots, temptation to do the wrong thing will be greater. Today I will share with you what you must do when you find yourself in difficult situations.
In all the universe with all its vastness and glory, in all the earth with its beauties that we behold, there is something even greater that has been made to show the glory of God. You might be surprised at what it is.
The God who disciplined David is the same loving Father who disciplines us for our good.
For 1000 years, the descendants of a man named Asaph were singing the praises of God in the Temple. How would you like that for a legacy – knowing your descendants were leading others in worship? Today, we are going to learn about this man and one of the Psalms he wrote that is a work of priceless art.