Good News

The good news of the Gospel of the Kingdom of the Lord Jesus Christ is, not that we don’t deserve salvation, healing and deliverance, but rather that because of His immeasurable love and sacrifice we deserve nothing less!

“But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon Him; and with His stripes we are healed.” (Isaiah 53:5)

“For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” (John 3:16)


“Look Unto The Rock”

“Hearken to me, ye that follow after righteousness, ye that seek the LORD: look unto the rock whence ye are hewn, and to the hole of the pit whence ye are digged.” (Isaiah 51:1)

This is truly a fantastic scripture. Upon digging into all this passage is saying, I found that the word “Look” in Hebrew means “to regard with favor”. So, regard with favor the “Rock” from whence ye are hewn.

The word rock means “refuge”, and also “mighty one”, and “mighty God”.

Look with favor to the mighty God, your refuge, the Solid Rock Jesus Christ; from whence you are hewn.

God is trying to get your attention to Who you came from, and where you came from. You did not originate in this earth, and you did not originate in sin; no, that is not what your identity was ever intended to be. Your origin story is far more magnificent because your origin story starts with Jesus Christ, the King of kings and the Lord of lords:

“According as He hath chosen us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before Him in love:” (Ephesians 1:4)

According to Webster’s 1828 dictionary, the word “Hewn” is the same as the word “Hewed”, which meansCut and made smooth or even; chopped; hacked; shaped by cutting or by a chisel.”

Look with favor to the mighty God from whence ye are cut and shaped! We were created from God’s own word, in God’s own image, this is our true origin story. Sin came into the picture after we were chosen in Christ, and He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world. Jesus purchased for us, with His blood, the privilege to become what God intended and called us to be from the beginning.

So God encourages us to look to where we really came from by directing us to look to Himself.

“Listen to Me, you who pursue righteousness (right standing with God), Who seek and inquire of the Lord: Look to the Rock from which you were cut And to the excavation of the quarry from which you were dug.” (Isaiah 51:1 – Amplified Bible)

In other words this scripture is saying “Look with favor to God and the way He created you, and the way He saved you when you were lost!”

Psalms 40:2 says “He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings.”

I am grateful to God for helping us to know who we are, and where we came from. May God bless you, and enrich your life in His great love, as you look to Him.

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Whether or not going to church is still “relevant” was a question on a Christian radio station today. My heart was truly stirred to share the following on their social media page:

God’s will is to add you to a local church assembly: “And the Lord added to the church daily such as should be saved.” (Acts 2:47)

God gave Paul a dispensation of His grace that was specific to the members of the Ephesian church: “If ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which is given me to you-ward:” (Ephesians 3:2)

God still works like this, if I neglect going to church there is a dispensation of His grace that I will lack. God can move through the internet, but His will is fulfilled in the gathering of His church together in one place.

There is so much in the scriptures, Old and New Testaments, about the need and purpose of God for the local church assembly. There is one more passage of scripture that I’d like to share in Jeremiah 3:14-15:

“Turn, O backsliding children, saith the LORD; for I am married unto you: and I will take you one of a city, and two of a family, and I will bring you to Zion:”

“And I will give you pastors according to mine heart, which shall feed you with knowledge and understanding.”

God’s desire is to bring us to Zion (the House of God), and to give us pastors (shepherds/ministers) according to His heart. We need the ministry of the pastor in the local church, this is what Christ Himself set up.

Don’t discount your need to be a part of a body of believers. Thanks for reading, and I pray God blesses & strengthens you all today.

“Heavenly Places”

“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ:” (Ephesians 1:3)

No matter how severe the storm might be, our faith in Jesus Christ will cause us to soar through the difficulty, and to reach heavenly places in His love and presence.

“And hath raised us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly places in Christ Jesus:” (Ephesians 2:6)

“Slow To Wrath”

In Proverbs 14:29 it says “He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding: but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.”

Surprisingly, one of the meanings of the word “Slow” in this scripture is “Longwinged”. Upon looking further into this it is in reference to a great bird, such as an eagle or a falcon. The same word is found in the book of Ezekiel 17:3, which says “A great eagle with great wings, longwinged, full of feathers…”

The Bible also says “But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.” (Isaiah 40:31)

They that wait upon (serve) the Lord will be slow (longwinged: like an eagle) to wrath/anger, and of great understanding. To me, this means soaring in the presence and peace of God, away from the wrath of our carnal nature. We will find that the power of the Holy Ghost will keep us from anger, and the damage it does, causing us to be of great understanding.

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“He Shall Save Thee”

“Say not thou, I will recompense evil; but wait on the LORD, and he shall save thee.” (Proverbs 20:22)

The Hebrew word for “save” has several fantastic meanings, such as, to defend, rescue, and to get victory. This word also means “to free or succor”.

“Succor” appears many times in the Bible, and it is an incredible message conveyed in Proverbs 20:22, as God promises you and I that if we wait on Him then He will save/succor us.

“Succor” means “to run to, or run to support; hence, to help or relieve when in difficulty, want or distress; to assist and deliver from suffering.” God’s love for you is so strong that He actually promises that He will run to your rescue as you wait on Him.

“He is able to succor them that are tempted.” (Hebrews 2:18) The root Greek word for “succour” also means “to run”; wait on God, because He will run to you in your time of need and distress. Turn to the Lord Jesus Christ with all of your heart, and put your trust in His unfailing love, for He is ready to run to you to show Himself strong on your behalf!

“For the eyes of the LORD run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to shew Himself strong in the behalf of them whose heart is perfect toward Him.” (II Chronicles 16:9)

The Exchange

Romans 5:11 – “And not only so, but we also joy in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom we have now received the atonement.”

The word “atonement” in Greek means “exchange”, which means: “to alienate or transfer the property of a thing, and receive in compensation for it something of supposed equal value”

So, God has poured out His heart and love to us through the sacrifice of His Beloved Son; and we in turn can now give Him our hearts, and pour out our love through Jesus Christ, to God.

What we receive from Him is priceless, and what He receives from us is priceless also. What we have to offer the Lord may not seem valuable to the world, and sometimes not to us, but to God there can be no measure to the value of your soul, and the love that you give back to Him.

“We love Him, because He first loved us.” (I John 4:19)

The Lord valued you so much that He allowed Jesus to suffer and die to ensure that you and I could have the opportunity to be saved.

It might be difficult to understand, but God sees your soul to be of equal value to the sacrifice Christ made to receive you back to Himself; to our Heavenly Father that is what you are worth – Praise God!

“I in them, and Thou in Me, that they may be made perfect in one; and that the world may know that Thou hast sent Me, and hast loved them, as Thou hast loved Me.” (John 17:23)

God thinks so much of those who give their lives to Jesus Christ our Lord, that He wants the world to know and understand that He loves you as much as He loved Christ Himself!

That is the value that you carry to God. May God abundantly bless you in His mighty, unfailing love!

(Word definitions are from and