And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death (Revelation 12:11, KJV) Glory & Grace Daily devotional Yesterday titled “understanding the blood of Jesus” laid a critical foundation for understanding what the blood of Jesus means to us
Then Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except ye eat the flesh of the Son of man, and drink his blood, ye have no life in you (John 6:53, KJV) This week is special in the Christian Calendar. It is the week we remember the death and resurrection of the Lord.
So Moses made a bronze serpent and set it on a pole. And if a serpent bit anyone, he would look at the bronze serpent and live (Numbers 21:9, ESV) One of the strangest and most prophetic events that took place during Israel’s journey in the desert is recorded in the verse above. The people
He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed (1 Peter 2:24 ESV) Our Lord Jesus bore our sins in His own body on the cross. He bore our sins Himself. The personal pronoun “Himself” in
Searching what, or what manner of time the Spirit of Christ which was in them did signify, when it testified beforehand the sufferings of Christ, and the glory that should follow (1 Pet. 1:11 KJV) The grace that has brought us salvation came by Jesus Christ. God did not become gracious after Jesus came. He
When Jesus therefore had received the vinegar, he said, It is finished: and he bowed his head, and gave up the ghost (Jn. 19:30 KJV). Jesus said the powerful words “it is finished” as He hung on the cross, dying for the sins of humanity. An important question to ask is: what is finished? The
Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted (Isa. 53:4 KJV) The substitution is a theological term that describes Christ’s death in our place as sinners. An excellent Old Testament example is that of Abraham who was told to sacrifice his son
For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God. (1 Cor. 1:18 KJV) There are numerous calls at the moment to get back to the cross. The scripture above tells us that the “preaching of the cross” or the “word