Mercy and Not Sacrifice

7 If you had known what these words mean, ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice,’ you would not have condemned the innocent. 8 For the Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath.” 9 Going on from that place, he went into their synagogue, 10 and a man with a shriveled hand was there. Looking for a reason to bring charges … Continue reading Mercy and Not Sacrifice

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Safety in the Tempest

The storm is heavy upon me, I'm beat down by the tempests of life. Yet, I am made safe from the storm, Against the mighty tempest, I'm secure. The squall of life is strong against me, I am pelted by the rain that it brings. But I'm sheltered against its winds, A shield is provided … Continue reading Safety in the Tempest

Beautiful Love, Lovely Grace

I was in darkness when I came to be, Black with sin I was when I was born. But my Christ covered me in scarlet, His red blood was shed for me. His offering purified me of sin, White as snow I became by His sacrifice. I'll show my love to my Savior, Blue water … Continue reading Beautiful Love, Lovely Grace

Time is Running Out

Time is nearly up for this fallen world, For this wicked earth, the clock's ticking. The Lord is coming to bring judgement, His wrath is on its way to consume all. Upon the wicked, He will condemn, Punishment is coming upon all who rebel. Yet God offers mercy to this fallen earth, Upon sinful mankind, … Continue reading Time is Running Out

Transformed by God

The Proof of Salvation When a person accepts Christ as their Lord and Savior, not only are they forgiven of their sins, but they are also given the Holy Spirit as a proof of their salvation.  However, once a person has been saved from their sin, what is left for them to do?  The answer … Continue reading Transformed by God

Guide in the Wasteland

I walk the desolate wastes, The wasteland is vast all around. No shade can be found in this desert, In this hot expanse, there is no shelter. My heart thirsts for water, Living water my soul requires. Where can I find a spring in this waste, In this desert, can I find the living fountain? … Continue reading Guide in the Wasteland

Jesus is the Only Way

The Absolute Way We live in a world that says that there are multiple ways to get to God.  The problem with this school of thought is that it denies the concept of absolute truth.  Whether they are willing to accept it or not, absolute truth does exist.  For example, humans can't live without air; … Continue reading Jesus is the Only Way

Spiritual Salt and Light

13 “You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled underfoot. 14 “You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden.15 Neither do people light … Continue reading Spiritual Salt and Light

Jesus Redeemed Us

For us, Christ paid a heavy price, With the price of blood, did Jesus redeem us all. Only through the blood can we be made whole, By the shedding of the Messiah's blood, is our sin removed. Now we no longer live for ourselves, Our destiny is not driven by selfish desires. For now we … Continue reading Jesus Redeemed Us

Behold the Wondrous Light

I was in darkness before I knew Him, When Jesus found me, I was lost in the void. I did not know the way to go in the darkness, In the dark abyss, I traveled aimlessly. The the Almighty showed me the way to go, In the void, God revealed His wondrous light. I was … Continue reading Behold the Wondrous Light