salvation

The Word Became Flesh (John 1:14)

“The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the One and Only, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.” (John 1:14)

Jesus is the Word, and the Word is God. While remaining fully God, He also became fully human at the same time. Through this His glory would be known, and all who receive Him and believe in His name would have the right to become children of God. (more…)

That We May Be Saved (Psalm 80)

In Psalm 80, I noticed the writer repeated this same phrase 3 times throughout the passage:

“Restore us, O God / God Almighty / Lord God Almighty,
make your face shine on us,
that we may be saved.” (v3, v7, v19)

Asking God to “make His face shine on you” is a common Old Testament prayer/blessing that has been passed down for centuries, starting with Aaron (Num. 6:24-26). (more…)

Absolutely Crazy

People, reading in the book of Matthew again is SO SO GOOD! In just these first 8 chapters alone, there is so much meat and so many truths and so much wisdom and so much JESUS. It’s really awesome… ya’ll should try it. 😉 But anyway, at the end of chapter 8, this little encounter with Jesus stood out to me this morning.

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