The Lord Jesus Christ did not swim the widest ocean for us—instead He crossed the divide between heaven and earth. He did not climb Mount Everest for us—instead, He climbed Mount Calvary—to bleed and die on an old rugged cross for our sins.
God wrote His love in red. When you look at the cross you are looking into the heart of God. As Brother Craig Edwards wrote in his song, “God Said, ‘I Love You,’ With An Old Rugged Cross.”
You must establish standards and convictions based in the Word of God about what is right and wrong. Biblical standards can restrain you from doing something you will later regret.
There is no greater FRIEND than Christ laying down His life….
Just as there was no greater love in Christ laying down His life, there has been no greater mercy extended than when Christ died for lost sinners.
2 Samuel 12:13-25 What is the greatest lie ever told? There have been some whoppers. One little boy in Sunday School offered his definition of a lie: “A lie is an abomination unto the Lord that is very present help in time of need.” Some famous lies: Evolution is a scientific fact. The check is […]
Jesus spoke those words the night before He died on the cross for our sins. His death was not for freedom from political tyranny, but freedom from the penalty of sin. His death was not just to give us a better life, but to give us eternal life. Truly, there is no greater love than this. The greatness of Christ’s love can be seen in three ways
2 Samuel 11:1-5 I don’t know of another sinful act recorded in the Bible that has received more attention than the sin of David and Bathsheba (with the possible exception of the sin of Adam and Eve). Many authors refer to this sin as “the scarlet sin”—Adultery. In this message we will see the failures […]
2 Samuel 12:1-13 2•Samuel has two parts: •Chapters 1-10 deal with the Triumphs of David Chapters 11-24 deal with the Troubles of David. David’s troubles begin with an adulterous affair with Bathsheba. After this the glow in David’s life dims considerably. SIN CHANGES A MAN—From kindness to killing (9:1-3; 10:2; cf. 11:15). REVIEW 2 Samuel […]