Freely Given, Part 2, Savior Rejected

“When Pilate saw that he could not prevail at all, but rather that a tumult was rising, he took water and washed is hands before the multitude, saying, ‘I am innocent of the blood of this just Person. You see to it.’ And all the people answered and said, ‘His blood be on us and on our children.’” Matthew 27:24-25.

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Freely Given, Part 1, Messiah Rejected

Here is a question for the Christian. When Jesus died for your sins, how many of them were in the future?

Your answer would have to be all of them. The blood of Jesus Christ is payment for the sin of all mankind, from Adam to the end of time. There is power in the blood of Jesus which dwarfs all other powers and it was shed for you and me.

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Jesus Came to Save That Which Was Lost, Part 2

“And whoever receives one little child like this in My name receives Me. But whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in Me to sin, it would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck, and he were drowned in the depth of the sea.” Matthew 18:5-6.

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Jesus Came to Save That Which Was Lost, Part 1

A number of years ago a friend, in complete despair jumped off of a bridge. The reason for his anguish was that his baby had died sometime earlier.

This in itself would be reason enough for most people, but the primary reason was he was convinced that his infant was in hell.

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