For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him (2 Corinthians 5:21 KJV) One of the mysteries at the heart of Christianity is the substitution. As I have shared in previous Glory & Grace Daily devotionals, a mystery in
But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you (Matthew 6:33 KJV) Jesus spoke these words to help us put the material and the spiritual in perspective. He had discussed our typical day to day concerns of life such as food, clothing, and shelter.
But ye have not so learned Christ; If so be that ye have heard him, and have been taught by him, as the truth is in Jesus (Ephesians 4:20–21 KJV) Paul spoke the words above to the Ephesians as he described what the Christian life should look like. After describing the impure and sensual lifestyle
And Abraham said, My son, God will provide himself a lamb for a burnt offering: so they went both of them together (Genesis 22:8, KJV) Jesus is called the Lamb of God in scripture. Interestingly, the Lord uses a Lamb, an animal, to describe Himself, just as the figure of a Lion. When figurative language
And, behold, I come quickly; and my reward is with me, to give every man according as his work shall be (Revelation 22:12, KJV) In the last book of the Bible(Revelation) and in the last chapter of the book, John heard the words above from the mouth of Jesus Himself saying, “behold, I come quickly;
Then Gideon built an altar there unto the LORD, and called it Jehovah-shalom: unto this day it is yet in Ophrah of the Abi-ezrites (Judges 6:24, KJV) Gideon was the Judge in Israel who first used the title “Jehovah Shalom” which means the “LORD is peace”. An Angel of the LORD had appeared to him
And one of the elders saith unto me, Weep not: behold, the Lion of the tribe of Juda, the Root of David, hath prevailed to open the book, and to loose the seven seals thereof (Revelation 5:5, KJV) Jesus by natural birth, through the mysterious bond of marriage, is considered to be from the Tribe
And, behold, there was a great earthquake: for the angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door, and sat upon it..And for fear of him the keepers did shake, and became as dead men (Matthew 28:2,4, KJV) The guards who were charged to protect the Tomb