Adjusting Our Decisions Under Jesus' Rule

Adjusting Our Decisions Under Jesus’ Rule

As Jesus’ disciples, we are to sit under His rule and use it to govern and manage the spheres of influence He’s bestowed on us here on earth. The problem is that many of us don’t mind ascribing rule and authority to Jesus when we agree with Him. We just don’t want to do that when we disagree. We want …

Submitting to Jesus as our King

Submitting to Jesus as our King

When we speak of Jesus, one of the names we aren’t so quick to call Him by in today’s culture—although it was hugely attributed to Him throughout all Scripture—is King. We recognize Him as Savior. We see that He is the living Lamb. We sing about Him as Immanuel. We tend to portray or visualize Jesus primarily in redemptive roles. …

Keep Your Eyes on Jesus

Keep Your Eyes on Jesus

A great biblical illustration of the need for keeping your eyes on Jesus in the midst of life’s difficulties is found in Matthew 14:22-31. In this passage, we read about the time when a great storm hit the sea, and yet Jesus walked to His disciples on the rough water. Jesus had sent them out into the bad weather. The …

Focus on Jesus – The Alpha and Omega

Focus on Jesus – The Alpha and Omega

What can a person accomplish who discovers the secret of aligning their lives under Jesus’ truth? This person can finish the race and fulfill the calling God has created them to live out. Hebrews 12:1-3 explains this: Therefore, since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also lay aside every encumbrance and the sin which …

Jesus, God With Us

Jesus, God With Us

Jesus is God with us in every way. If you want to get to know the names of Jesus, just get to know the names of God, because Jesus is the fulfillment of every name of God. And He has come as Immanuel, “God with us,” in order to reveal God to us. Should you ever become confused about who …