#1 The Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector ‘God, have mercy on me, a sinner.’ － Luke 18:13 We can run away from sin; selfishness, greed and hatred can beat us down anytime. We can not save us by ourselves. #2 Zacchaeus, the Tax Collector, welcomed Jesus For the Son of Man came to seek and to save […]
Hebrews 1:3 The Son is the radiance of God’s glory and the exact representation of his being, sustaining all things by his powerful word. After he had provided purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty in heaven. Highlight What’s Glory? — God’s fullness; God’s beauty; God’s radiance What’s God’s […]
John 13:1 It was just before the Passover Festival. Jesus knew that the hour had come for him to leave this world and go to the Father. Having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end. Hebrews 7:25 Therefore he is able to save completely those who come to […]
1 Corinthians 6:1-2 Dare any of you, having a matter against another, go to law before the unjust, and not before the saints? Do ye not know that the saints shall judge the world? and if the world shall be judged by you, are ye unworthy to judge the smallest matters? In 1 Corinthians Ch […]
II Corinthians 3:5-6 5 Not that we are adequate in ourselves to consider anything as coming from ourselves, but our adequacy is from God, 6 who also made us adequate as servants of a new covenant, not of the letter but of the Spirit; for the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life. II Corinthians […]
God is pursing you because where you are is NOT where he wants you to be. Therefore the LORD waits to be gracious to you, and therefore he exalts Himself [rises up] to show mercy to you. For the LORD is a God of justice; blessed are all those who wait for Him. (Isaiah 30:18)
11 Woe to them! For they have gone the way of Cain, and for pay [k]they have rushed headlong into the error of Balaam, and perished in the rebellion of Korah. 20 But you, beloved, building yourselves up on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit, 21 keep yourselves in the love of God, waiting anxiously for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to eternal […]
Jeff Lee outlines four characteristics of a faithful servant of the Lord.