Stand Alone Messages
Jesus’ baptism not only was a symbol of His identity with sinners, but was also a symbol of His death, burial and resurrection, and therefore an example of Christian baptism.
They were all amazed, so that they debated among themselves, saying, “ What is this? A new teaching with authority! He commands even the unclean spirits, and they obey Him. Mark 1:27
God has the ability to create ex nihilo. Latin: “Out of nothing”. That is God “creates new things out of nothing”
“Great faith does NOT change God’s will; it empowers us to AGREE with God’s will.” (1 John 5:14-15)
When Jesus heard these things, he marveled at him, and turning to the crowd that followed him, said, “I tell you, not even in Israel have I found such faith.” Luke 7:9
“Jesus is God!” Heb. 1:3 The key to this entire encounter is that the centurion believed that Jesus was God in the flesh.
What shall I render to the Lord For all His benefits toward me?
Peace be still and know that I am God.
For the LORD is good; his mercy is everlasting; And his truth endureth to all generations.
You have been made free from the law of sin and death. You now have life in the Spirit. You have moved into a whole new sphere of life in Christ.
Society works from the aesthetics, from the outside in, but God says, I'm going to fix you from the inside out.
John 8:31 - 32 (KJV) 31 Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed; 32 And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.
The woman admitted she was a sinner and gave evidence that she was a repentant sinner. If you check a harmony of the Gospels, you will discover that just before this event, Jesus had given the gracious invitation, “Come unto Me … and I will give you rest” (Matt. 11:28-30). Perhaps that was when the woman turned from her sin and trusted the Savior. Her tears, her humble attitude, and her expensive gift all spoke of a changed heart.
God gives vision to where we are going, not where we’ve been!
For believers, this is as bad as it gets! (Ps. 73:26)
High expectations can bring high manifestations! (Mark 10:51)
Real forgiveness relieves and releases you and others!