Jesus does not hit "Snooze" on your sins, to revisit them later. He's hit "Dismiss", once and for all.
Whatever you've done this weekend, whatever you will do this week, God's love is as free as the sunshine. (Matt 5:45)
Many define sin as essentially "exalting yourself". Ok, so does Jesus at times. But what does that look like? Being a Pharisee: Luke 18:9-14
The Good Shepherd has not retired. The One who gave His life for you watches over, guides, feeds and protects you right now.
Good news: God has prepared good works for you to walk in today. (Try to look surprised when it happens).
The Father IS Love, the Son IS Grace, the Spirit IS Fellowship (2 Cor 13:14). You have everything you could ever need or want. #EnjoyYourDay
Liberty, Equality, Fraternity - a pale imitation of the grace, love and communion of the triune God (2 Cor 13:14).
There's a saying in poker: If you can't spot the sucker at your table, it's you. Let's adapt it 4 the church: if u cant spot the Pharisee...
You don't just have Olympic gold in your country's name, you have the crown of life in Jesus' name (1 Cor 15:57) #EnjoyYourDay
Matt 3: Jesus might've come 2 the sinners convention 2judge, v12. It'd be amazing if He came 2baptize, v11. But He comes 2BE baptized, v13!
Jesus baptizing sinners is wonderful (Matt 3:11). But the Real grace of the gospel is Jesus *being* baptized 4 sinners
Today the Father and Son are working hard to bring life, hope and dignity (John 5:17). #EnjoyYourDay
Few know yr middle name, yr mother knows yr blood type, yr Father's numbered yr hairs. Not just supernatural knowledge - intimate knowledge.
Jesus does not wish you well on your way to heaven. He is heaven. And you're in Him. #EnjoyYourDay
When ur in Adam, he's also in you (by virtue of his flesh). When ur in Christ, He's also in you (by virtue of His Spirit).
Atheists find the virgin birth incredible, all the while believing in a virgin birth of the cosmos & of life itself.
“A man is not really convinced of a philosophic theory when he finds that something proves it... ...He is only really convinced when he finds that everything proves it” GK Chesterton
Even if He wanted to send you away, God would have to un-knit His own being to do so. #EnjoyYourDay
Reflecting on a year of devotionals at http://www.kinsenglish.info . The bulk of any imperatives taught regarded money, forgiveness & speech... ...Do our imperatives fall in those areas? (Money, forgiveness, speech)? If not, why not?
Only just noticed in Eph 5, "love" is in the imperative but "submit" and "respect" are either indicative or subjunctive.
Jesus encamps around you, the Spirit fills you, the Father beams at you. #EnjoyYourDay
AA founded on truth "only drunks can help drunks". Perhaps our pastoral care should begin with "only Sinners can help sinners."
The Risen Lord cooks breakfast for total failures (Jn 21). He hasnt changed in 2000 years. He loves u just the same. #EnjoyYourDay
God is not just forgiving, He's Father. You're not just accepted, you're adopted. #EnjoyYourDay
Isaiah's vision of the future: "On THAT day... On THIS mountain." (Everywhere, see eg Is 25) Our home is HERE but it's not NOW.
Adoption into the life of God! Through the blood of the Son! What kind of God do we have? One who gave everything to have us! #EnjoyYourDay
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