Paid In Full

Are you trying to earn God’s forgiveness through acts of self-righteousness? Perhaps you think that you will pay Him back for all your wrongdoings. Jesus said, “My burden is light” (Matthew 11:30b). This meant that an invoice was paid in full. Those who surrender to Him are forgiven. On the cross, Jesus said, “It is […]


The Yoke

Do you have a teacher? Is there someone you continually seek for guidance and wisdom? When He walked this earth, Jesus made a transformational invitation to those who would surrender their wills to Him: “Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find […]


Rest

Are you attempting a self-restoration program to earn your way to God? Too often, sand hearts try to become stone hearts to regain their position with their Father, much like the younger brother in Jesus’ parable recorded in Luke 15. He had tried to contrive a plan where he would work his way into the […]


Living in Front of Two Gates

Jesus described two gates, two roads, and two destinations: “Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it” (Matthew 7:13-14). Which […]


The Narrow Gate

Jesus described two gates, two roads, and two destinations: “Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it” (Matthew 7:13-14). Notice […]