|Posted by Lorraine Serra on March 29, 2013 at 8:55 AM||comments (0)|
Jesus lacked nothing. He is God the Son. All power and authority is His alone. He is the author of life. He was there in the beginning and spoke all things into existence. Yet he cared enough for us to exchange His holiness and perfection for our freedom:
He was punished that we may be forgiven
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|Posted by Lorraine Serra on March 15, 2013 at 9:15 AM||comments (0)|
“God loved the world so much that he sent his one and only son, Jesus Christ. Now, whoever believes everything about Him will not perish but have eternal life. “ This is the famous scripture from the gospel of John, Chapter 3, verse 16.
“John 3:16”. You may have seen this on a cardboard sign in a football stadium, or pa...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Lorraine Serra on March 13, 2013 at 10:40 AM||comments (0)|
|Posted by Lorraine Serra on March 5, 2013 at 9:30 AM||comments (0)|
This “cross thing” is a very gruesome thing indeed. Why would anybody surrender to it willingly, especially if you didn’t deserve it? But, that’s exactly what Jesus did. He had the chance to answer his accusers in a way that would have saved him from this death sentence, yet he did not.
Why did He do it? Was there no other way? ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Lorraine Serra on February 21, 2013 at 9:00 AM||comments (0)|
“How deep the Father’s love for us, so vast beyond all measure, That He should give His only Son to make a wretch His treasure.” Did you enjoy that hymn I shared last time?
I don’t feel particularly shiny, sparkly and "treasure-like" every day, do you? Some days, I just feel tired before I even get out of bed. That translate...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Lorraine Serra on February 16, 2013 at 10:20 AM||comments (0)|
God loves ME. God is for ME. All the time. No matter what. Circumstances can make that hard to believe.
But, speaking the truth of God’s Word builds our faith and settles the matter in our hearts. It is elementary. It is laying the foundation for living, like learning to read and mastering arithmetic.
From childhood we learn the basics to mainta...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Lorraine Serra on February 14, 2013 at 2:45 PM||comments (0)|
LENTEN MEDITATIONS – JOURNEY TO VICTORY
It struck me this morning as I was praying for my sister-in-law who is recovering from a surprise quadruple bypass, that prayer is such a spectacular weapon. So often we, and the world around us, public and personal, are so distracted by the duties of the day, that it takes a sudden calamity to get our attent...Read Full Post »