Walking with Jesus is walking in the light of life
Again, therefore, Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. He who follows me will not walk in the darkness, but will have the light of life.”
John 8: 12
In John’s Gospel Chapter 8, the stage is set for an amazing showdown between Jesus and the religious people who contended with him. They were always looking for ways to catch him and trap him into saying the wrong thing. However, not once did Jesus ever say something that was not a great truth.
Continue reading I am the light of the world whoever follows me will not walk in darkness – John 8: 12
When you need direction just trust God
For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.
This Bible verse today is a scripture on encouragement and hope.
Continue reading I know the plans I have for you – Jeremiah 29:11
Peace given to us by Jesus Himself
Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee
I have come to learn the last year or so, that there is a real blessing in protecting your own heart from being troubled. Jesus said: Let not your heart be troubled: believe in God, believe also in me. (John 14:1).
I believe that this is a straight-forward command from the Lord, not to allow our hearts to be troubled. When our minds are stayed on the Lord and when we trust in Him we can receive perfect peace.
Continue reading Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee … Isaiah 26:3
Jesus, the Lamb of God has saved us
Behold the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world
This Bible verse today is found in the first chapter of John’s gospel. Here we find another John, not the author of John’s gospel but called John the Baptist. He was born shortly before Jesus. His birth had been prophesied in the Old Testament book of Isaiah. He was called to be a forerunner of Christ, born to proclaim to the Jews that their Messiah was amongst them.
Continue reading Behold the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world – John 1:29