Well, You Have to Admit

To receive God’s gift of salvation, you have to admit you need it.  The problem is that many of us don’t want to admit we have a sin problem. Not to ourselves. Not to anyone else.  Have you seen that old commercial by LifeLock? The “dentist” tells his patient that he has one of the worseContinue reading “Well, You Have to Admit”

Buy it Free

Many years ago, I had a precious conversation with a friend’s daughter that touches me to this very day.  This sweet little girl, probably no more than five years old, greeted me in her driveway to ask if I would like to buy one of her homemade crafts. When I asked how much it cost, sheContinue reading “Buy it Free”

You Put My Sins Behind Your Back

“He shall bear their iniquities.” Isaiah 53:11 I read in Isaiah 53 that I am “accounted righteous” because Jesus took my sin. “Out of the anguish of His soul He shall see and be satisfied; by His knowledge shall the Righteous One, My Servant, make many to be accounted righteous, and He shall bear theirContinue reading “You Put My Sins Behind Your Back”

The Shepherd Becomes the Lamb

“For you know the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, that though He was rich, yet for your sake He became poor, so that you by His poverty might become rich.” II Corinthians 8:9, ESV When I read this verse, I can’t help but think about Father William Wilson, the founder of Amistad Mission inContinue reading “The Shepherd Becomes the Lamb”

Meet Me

Then I heard a quiet whisper in my heart, “Meet Me in Isaiah.” Throughout the books of the Old Testament, God promised to send a messiah to rescue His people from oppression. A clear description of this messiah and His suffering and rejection, is found in the book of Isaiah, written around 700 years beforeContinue reading “Meet Me”