What Does It Mean to Abide?

JOHN 15:4-5 says,  “Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in Me. 5 “I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears…

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Are You Hanging On When You Should Be Letting Go?

Have you been casting your cares to the Lord like you’re casting a fishing line?
Or have you learned the skillful art of casting your cares to the Lord like you cast stones across the water?

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If God is all powerful, why is there evil in the world?

Recently, we looked at some of the reasons why people renounce their faith. Unfortunately, it’s often because they have legitimate questions for which they can’t find answers and instead of seeking those answers in the right places, they pull back and they pull away from any thread of faith they may have…

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CONSOLATION OF ISRAEL

“And behold, there was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon, and this man was just and devout, waiting for the Consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him.”Luke 2:25 (NKJV) WHAT IT MEANS… Consolation of Israel is a name attributed to Jesus. It comes from the…

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Commander

“Indeed I have given him as a witness to the people,A leader and commander for the people.”Isaiah 55:4 (NKJV) WHAT IT MEANS… While the root word command and various forms of it are found throughout the Word of God, the specific word for Commander is only found in Isaiah 55:4. It comes…

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Comforter

“But when the Helper (Comforter, Advocate, Intercessor—Counselor, Strengthener, Standby) comes, whom I will send to you from the Father, that is the Spirit of Truth who comes from the Father, He will testify and bear witness about Me.”John 15:26 (AMP) WHAT IT MEANS… Comforter comes from the Greek word paraklētos…

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Christ Our Passover

“Therefore purge out the old leaven, that you may be a new lump, since you truly are unleavened. For indeed Christ, our Passover, was sacrificed for us.”1 Corinthians 5:7 (NKJV) WHAT IT MEANS… Christ is our English translation from the Greek word Christos meaning Anointed One. It is found over 560…

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Chief Cornerstone

“This is the ‘stone which was rejected by you builders, which has become the chief cornerstone.”Acts 4:11 (NKJV) WHAT IT MEANS… Chief Cornerstone is a name that is both prophetically used for, and specifically designated to Jesus. It literally means, head of the cornerstone or principle and primary foundational stone…

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Captain of Salvation

“ For it was fitting for God [that is, an act worthy of His divine nature] that He, for whose sake are all things, and through whom are all things, in bringing many sons to glory, should make the author and founder of their salvation perfect through suffering [bringing to maturity the…

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