WORD FOR TODAY. CJM “Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him, that the body of sin might be destroyed, that henceforth we should not serve sin. Sin SHALL NOT have dominion over you: for ye are not under the law, but under grace” (Romans 6:6, 14). HAVE A BLESSED DAY!!!!
WORD FOR TODAY. CJM “I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep: for thou, LORD, only makest me dwell in safety” (Psalm 4:8). “He giveth his beloved sleep” (Psalm 127:2). “When thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid: yea, thou shalt lie down, and thy sleep shall be sweet” (Proverbs 3:24). HAVE A BLESSED DAY!!!
WORD FOR TODAY. CJM “For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God. For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father. The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God: And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together.” (Rom. 8:14-17)… Read more WORD FOR TODAY. CJM →
WORD FOR TODAY. CJM Psalm 103:12 “As far as the east is from the west, so far does he remove our transgressions from us.” When God forgives, He does it completely. The trouble with us is that we often cannot forgive ourselves but God removes our sins as far as the east is from the west. Why not as far as the north is from the south? That’s because north and south meet at the equator but west and east never do. That means that our sins are removed as… Read more WORD FOR TODAY. CJM →
WORD FOR TODAY. CJM “Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have summoned you by name; you are mine. When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze.” Isaiah 43:1-2 NIV Christians are not immune from depression. We all face challenges and trials. We can be discouraged about our job, family, or marriage. We can… Read more WORD FOR TODAY. CJM →
WORD FOR TODAY. CJM “Like as a father pitieth his children, so the LORD pitieth them that fear him. The mercy of the LORD is from everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear him” (Psalm 103:13, 17). COMMENTARY When in any affliction, disorder, or distress: the Lord stands in the relation of a Father to His children. He sympathizes with them under all their afflictions: being full of compassion, he forgives their iniquities; and in the most tender manner receives them when they have backslidden, and heals their backslidings. HAVE… Read more WORD FOR TODAY. CJM →
WORD FOR TODAY. CJM Jesus spoke frequently to His disciples about abiding in Him. To abide in Him means to remain in Him. Abiding in Christ requires, first, that we OBEY God by keeping Christ’s commandments (John 15:10, 1 John 2:5-6). If we regard sin in our hearts, we cannot be fully filled with the Spirit of God (Ephesians 5:18). We will still have the Spirit, but we will be hindering and suppressing Him such that He cannot accomplish His will within us because of our hardness of hearts (1… Read more WORD FOR TODAY. CJM →
WORD FOR TODAY. CJM “What man is he that desireth life, and loveth many days, that he may see good? Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile. Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it” (Psalm 34:12-14). HAVE A BLESSED DAY!!!!