Now that we know what we have—Jesus, this great High Priest with ready access to God—let’s not let it slip through our fingers. We don’t have a priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses. He’s been through weakness and testing, experienced it all—all but the sin. So let’s walk right up to him and get what he is so ready to give. Take the mercy, accept the help. Hebrews 4:15-16 Continue reading powerful words. the timeliness of a friend.
He is the radiance of the glory of God…. Hebrews 1:3a “Do you speak Greek?” apaugasma: reflected brightness; of Christ in that He perfectly reflects the majesty of God. synonyms: glow, brilliance, gleam, resplendence. Your glory shines far brighter than the brightest star no man can fathom from You are God Alone by Stephen Aubrey & Michael Hansen, 2010 Continue reading radiance…I like that word.
But when the goodness and loving kindness of God our Savior appeared, He saved us, not because of works done by us in righteousness, but according to His own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit, whom He poured out on us richly through Jesus Christ our Savior, so that being justified by His grace we might become heirs according to the hope of eternal life. Titus 3:4-7 ~~~ Long ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets, but in these last days he has spoken to … Continue reading preach the gospel to yourself
But one has testified somewhere, saying, “WHAT IS MAN, THAT YOU REMEMBER HIM? OR THE SON OF MAN, THAT YOU ARE CONCERNED ABOUT HIM?” Hebrews 2:6 “God is always mindful of us, let us never be forgetful of him.” – Matthew Henry Continue reading a verse to remember