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) The first part of the verse above is one of the most mysterious in the scriptures. The Apostle Paul says the Father made Christ to be
But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed. (Isaiah 53:5 KJV) Isaiah 53:5 is a verse dear to many of us. Many of us know this verse as a critical verse for divine healing, and
To all that be in Rome, beloved of God, called to be saints: Grace to you and peace from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ. (Romans 1:7 KJV) Paul addressed the Roman believers as “beloved of God” and added that they have been called of God to be saints. What a refreshing address!
The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance. (2 Peter 3:9 KJV) Peter’s words above are a timely reminder for us in these days in which we live. He was addressing a
But with righteousness shall he judge the poor, and reprove with equity for the meek of the earth: and he shall smite the earth with the rod of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips shall he slay the wicked. (Isaiah 11:4 KJV) Isaiah saw the Messiah in a prophetic vision and spoke
And again he entered into Capernaum, after some days; and it was noised that he was in the house (Mark 2:1 KJV) Capernaum was the central city of Jesus’ ministry that could be considered the headquarters. He revisited this city, and as soon as the people knew He was in town, the KJV says, “it
The LORD said unto my Lord, Sit thou at my right hand, Until I make thine enemies thy footstool. The LORD shall send the rod of thy strength out of Zion: Rule thou in the midst of thine enemies (Psalm 110:1–2 KJV) The Psalmist spoke prophetically about the Messiah in the verse above. The Father
The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight (Mark 1:3 KJV) John the Baptist’s message to the Jews was “prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.” John’s ministry was to go before the Messiah, prepare the people for His arrival,