In Power

perfect? Gosh no, am I perfect? far from. I am a sinner battling with my old fleshly ways, always. That’s OK because I have God, I trust God with my life and everything and everyone in it. I know he is guiding me and working in me. He loves me and forgives me for my sin. He is the one who NEVER

Believe in Jesus

Before: After

  • Dead because of sin…………………………………………Made Alive with Christ
  • Under God’s Anger…………………………………………..Shown God’s mercy and given salvation
  • Followed the ways of the world……………………..Stand for Christ and truth
  • God’s enemies………………………………………………….God’s children
  • Enslaved to Satan…………………………………………….Free in Christ to love, serve, and sit with him
  • Followed our evil thoughts and desires…………Raised up with Christ to glory……

The World Through Him Might Be Saved

Knowledge is not salvation. Nor is good works. You should know the Bible, but even more important, you should understand the God whom the Bible reveals and the salvation that God offers. 

When the Israelites were wandering in the wilderness, God sent a plague of serpents to punish the people for their rebellious attitudes. Those doomed to die from snakebite could be healed by obeying God’s command to look up at the elevated bronze serpent and by believing that God would heal them if they did (Numbers 21: 8-9) Similarly, our salvation happens when we look up to Jesus, believing he will save us. God has provided this way for us to be healed of sin’s deadly bite….