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Live pain free

Yesterday I passed by a billboard for a pain clinic that read “Live pain free.” Of course I know what they meant …

In Christ alone

I Timothy 2:5  For there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus. Many …

Amazed at Him

Luke 2:47  And all who heard him were amazed at his understanding and his answers. Even at a very young age, Jesus …

Seeing salvation

Luke 2:30-31 for my eyes have seen your salvation that you have prepared in the presence of all peoples What must it have been …

Wise men seek Him and worship

Matthew 2:11 And going into the house they saw the child with Mary his mother, and they fell down and worshiped him. …

Glory to God in the highest

Luke 2:13-14 And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying, “Glory to God …

A Savior is born

Luke 2:11  For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. What …

And the time came

Luke 2:6 And while they were there, the time came for her to give birth. After all of the prophesy, all of the …

The Word became flesh

John 1:14  And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only …

The firstborn Son

Luke 2:7  And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in swaddling cloths and laid him in a manger, …

You shall call Him Jesus

Matthew 1:21  She will bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their …

O little town of Bethlehem

Micah 5:2  But you, O Bethlehem Ephrathah, who are too little to be among the clans of Judah, from you shall come forth for …

The true light

John 1:9  The true light, which enlightens everyone, was coming into the world. Was the world prepared for what it was going …

The genealogy of Jesus Christ

Matthew 1:17  So all the generations from Abraham to David were fourteen generations, and from David to the deportation to Babylon fourteen …

Expecting the Messiah

Malachi 4:5-6  “Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the great and awesome day of the Lord comes. And he will …

I AM – The light of the world

John 8:12 Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, …

I AM – The bread of life

John 6:34-35 They said to him, “Sir, give us this bread always.” Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life; …

The Lesson of the Fig Tree

Luke 21:29-33   And he told them a parable: “Look at the fig tree, and all the trees. As soon as they come out in …

Worthy to be praised

Psalm 145:3  Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised, and his greatness is unsearchable. Nobody’s perfect, right?  Nobody is truly …

Only He satisfies

Psalm 90:14  Satisfy us in the morning with your steadfast love, that we may rejoice and be glad all our days. Where do …

The New Commandment

1 John 2:7-14  Beloved, I am writing you no new commandment, but an old commandment that you had from the beginning. The old …

The Word of Life

1 John 1:1-4  That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we …

Awe: God in the flesh

Colossians 1:15-20  He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation. For by him all things were created, …

Christ our Advocate

1 John 2:1-6   My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin. But if anyone …

The Resurrection

Mark 16:1-8  1 When the Sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene and Mary the mother of James and Salome bought spices, so that they …

Burning hearts

Luke 24:32  They said to each other, “Did not our hearts burn within us while he talked to us on the road, while …

The Invitation

Luke 24:29  but they urged him strongly, saying, “Stay with us, for it is toward evening and the day is now far spent.” …

Jesus in the Scriptures

Luke 24:27  And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, he interpreted to them in all the Scriptures the things concerning himself. Can you …

Hoping for something more

Luke 24:21a  But we had hoped that he was the one to redeem Israel… Have you ever looked back on something in your …

Jesus, the risen Lord

Luke 24:5b-6a  “Why do you seek the living among the dead?  He is not here, but has risen. Why do we look …

He is risen!

Passage:  Matthew 28:1-10 Key verses:  Matthew 28:6  He is not here, for he has risen, as he said. Come, see the place …

Forgiveness in Christ

Passage:  John 19:28-30 Key verses:  Colossians 1:13-14  He has delivered us from the domain of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom …

The atonement

Passage:  Luke 23:26-49 Key verses:  Galatians 3:13 Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us—for it is …

The King on trial

Passage:  John 18:33-40 Key verse:  John 18:37  Then Pilate said to him, “So you are a king?” Jesus answered, “You say that I …

The High Priestly prayer

Passage:  John 17:1-26 Key verse:  John 17:1:24  Father, I desire that they also, whom you have given me, may be with me …

Denied

Passage:  Luke 22:54-62 Key verses:  Luke 22:61-62  And the Lord turned and looked at Peter. And Peter remembered the saying of the Lord, …

Betrayed beyond belief

Passage:  John 13:1-20 Key verse: Matthew 26:21 And as they were eating, he said, “Truly, I say to you, one of you will betray me.” …

Light of the world

John 1:4-5  In him was life, and the life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, and the …

He is our peace

Ephesians 2:14 For he himself is our peace, who has made us both one and has broken down in his flesh the dividing …

Head over all things

Ephesians 1:22-23 And he put all things under his feet and gave him as head over all things to the church, which …

Name above all names

Ephesians 1:21 far above all rule and authority and power and dominion, and above every name that is named, not only in this …

Seated on His right

Ephesians 1:20 that he worked in Christ when he raised him from the dead and seated him at his right hand in …

Growing in Christ – Speaking

Since beginning this series here on the website, I’ve introduced the concept to our children’s ministry at Christ Fellowship of Tampa.  The …

Growing in Christ – Eating

Last week I wrote about how to need to be growing spiritually, just as we need to grow physically to be healthy.  …