The Love Of Christ – For Us, His Bride

Christ loves us. He has given Himself for us. He calls us His ‘Bride’ (Ephesians 5:25-27; 2 Corinthians 11:2; Revelation 21:2, 9).

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We can’t say, "This is what we want Jesus to be." We must let Him be who He is.

"Hosanna!" (Mark 11:9-10) - This was a day of celebration, but the celebration didn't last long. The cursing of the fig tree (Mark 11:12-14,20-21) and the throwing out of the moneychangers (Mark 11:15-17) showed people that Jesus was different from what they wanted Him to be. We can't say, "This is what we want Jesus …

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Faith laughs at impossibilities …

"Sarah laughed" (Genesis 18:12). It wasn't only Sarah who laughed. Abraham, also, laughed (Genesis 17:17). The laughter of Sarah and Abraham was the laughter of unbelief. There is, however, another laughter, a better laughter. It's the laughter of faith; "Faith laughs at impossibilities, and cries, 'It shall be done.'" (Charles Wesley). Here's a link to …

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Be Thou My Vision …

"The word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision: 'Do not be afraid, Abram. I am your shield,  your very great reward.'" (Genesis 15:1).  Abram was given great promises by the Lord. He received great blessings from the Lord. When we sing the words, Be Thou my Vision, we are affirming our faith in the Lord. With him as our …

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Blessing comes from the Lord – and praise is given to him.

"Blessed be Abram by God Most High, Creator of heaven and earth. 20 And praise be to God Most High ... " (Genesis 14:19-20). Blessing comes from the Lord - and praise is given to him. Where would we be without the Lord's blessing? Let us lift up our hearts and voices to him in praise. Let us …

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