Laying on Hands, Part 1 – Luke 4:40-41

Healing Those Who Are Afflicted Is Performed Through The Laying On Of Hands 40 At sunset, the people brought to Jesus all who had various kinds of sickness, and laying his hands on each one, he healed them. 41 Moreover, demons came out of many people, shouting, “You are the Son of God!” But heContinue reading “Laying on Hands, Part 1 – Luke 4:40-41”

God’s Favor – Isaiah 61:1-3

God Displays His Favor Upon His Son 1 The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me, because the Lord has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners, 2 to proclaimContinue reading “God’s Favor – Isaiah 61:1-3”

Repentance and God – 1 Kings 22:11-13

Our Hearts Should Be Broken Over Our Sin And The Sin Of Our Nation 11 When the king heard the words of the Book of the Law, he tore his robes. 12 He gave these orders to Hilkiah the priest, Ahikam son of Shaphan, Akbor son of Micaiah, Shaphan the secretary and Asaiah the king’sContinue reading “Repentance and God – 1 Kings 22:11-13”

Forgiving Others – Matthew 18:21-35

Forgive As You Have Been Forgiven 21 Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?” 22 Jesus answered, “I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times. 23 “Therefore, the kingdom of heaven is like a kingContinue reading “Forgiving Others – Matthew 18:21-35”

Restoration by God – Psalm 90:13-17

May God Remember and Restore His People In Their Afflictions 13 Relent, Lord! How long will it be? Have compassion on your servants. 14 Satisfy us in the morning with your unfailing love, that we may sing for joy and be glad all our days. 15 Make us glad for as many days as youContinue reading “Restoration by God – Psalm 90:13-17”

The Grace of God – Isaiah 26:7-11

The Wicked Don’t Recognize The Grace Of God 7 The path of the righteous is level; you, the Upright One, make the way of the righteous smooth. 8 Yes, Lord, walking in the way of your laws, we wait for you; your name and renown are the desire of our hearts. 9 My soul yearnsContinue reading “The Grace of God – Isaiah 26:7-11”

Healing by God – Matthew 9:35-38

Jesus Healed Every Sickness And Disease 35 Jesus went through all the towns and villages, teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom and healing every disease and sickness. 36 When he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd. 37Continue reading “Healing by God – Matthew 9:35-38”

Grace of God – John 1:14-18

God Is Full Of Grace 14 The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth. 15 (John testified concerning him. He cried out, saying, “This is the one I spoke aboutContinue reading “Grace of God – John 1:14-18”

Grace of God – 1 Peter 1:13-16

Set Your Hope On The Grace Of God 13 Therefore, with minds that are alert and fully sober, set your hope on the grace to be brought to you when Jesus Christ is revealed at his coming. 14 As obedient children, do not conform to the evil desires you had when you lived in ignorance.Continue reading “Grace of God – 1 Peter 1:13-16”

Combat Training with God – Matthew 18:15-17

 Discipline Is a Corporate Issue – Not Just a Personal One 15 “If your brother or sister sins, go and point out their fault, just between the two of you. If they listen to you, you have won them over. 16 But if they will not listen, take one or two others along, so that ‘every matterContinue reading “Combat Training with God – Matthew 18:15-17”

Forgiven by God – Ephesians 4:32

Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. It is a blessing to be forgiven. What a relief!  It is also expected that we will forgive as we have been forgiven.  So why is it so hard to forgive when we have been forgiven so much? Continue reading “Forgiven by God – Ephesians 4:32”

Healing with God – James 5:14-16

14 Is anyone among you sick? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them and anoint them with oil in the name of the Lord. 15 And the prayer offered in faith will make the sick person well; the Lord will raise them up. If they have sinned, they will beContinue reading “Healing with God – James 5:14-16”