Christ is My Helper (Part 3)

Bob Roane Loving and Trusting God, Theology

Blessed are you, Israel! Who is like you, a people saved by the Lord? He is your Shield and Helper and your Glorious Sword. Your enemies will cower before you, and you will tread on their heights….Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our …

Christ is My Helper (Part 2)

Bob Roane Loving and Trusting God, Theology

The Lord is with me; He is my Helper. I look in triumph on my enemies…..Be content with what you have, because God has said, “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.” So we say with confidence, “The Lord is my Helper; I will not be afraid. What can mere mortals do to me?” (Psalm 118:7; Hebrews …

Christ is My Helper (Part 1)

Bob Roane Loving and Trusting God, Theology

You, God, see the trouble of the afflicted; you consider their grief and take it in hand. The victims commit themselves to you; you are the Helper of the fatherless….If you love me, you will keep my commandments. And I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Helper, to be with you forever, even the Spirit of …

Accepted by God Our Father

Bob Roane Counseling, Joy and Peace, Loving and Trusting God, Repentance, Confession, Forgiveness, Theology

All those the Father gives me will come to me, and whoever comes to me I will never drive away. (John 6:37) If you missed them, you may also like: Rejected on Earth; Accepted in Heaven, Accepted in God’s Beloved Son Keith Hernandez was an outstanding Major League Baseball player (1974-1990) and played most of his career with the St. …

Accepted in God’s Beloved Son

Bob Roane Loving and Trusting God, Theology

God the Father made us accepted in His Beloved Son. (Ephesians 1:6) If you missed it, you may also like: Rejected on Earth; Accepted in Heaven John R. W. Stott (1921 – 2011) was born and served most of his life in London, England, and was an evangelical Anglican preacher and teacher. Stott reminds us that the commonest description in …

Rejected on Earth; Accepted in Heaven

Bob Roane Loving and Trusting God, Theology

Weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning….I will never leave you nor forsake you. (Psalm 30:5; Hebrews 13:5) G. Campbell Morgan (1863–1945) was a very sickly child, could not attend school, and was tutored at home. He diligently studied the Scriptures and became a lay preacher. Morgan wanted to enter the Wesleyan ministry and passed …

What Christ Does with Our Sins (Part 4)

Bob Roane Loving and Trusting God, Theology

In Jesus, we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace….Walk in the way of love, just as Christ loved us and gave Himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God….Jesus loved His church and gave Himself up for her to make her holy, cleansing her by …

What Christ Does with Our Sins (Part 3)

Bob Roane Loving and Trusting God, Theology

Christ Himself bore our sins in His body on the cross, so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness; by His wounds you have been healed. For you were like sheep going astray, but now you have returned to the Shepherd and Overseer of your souls. (1 Peter 2:24-25) In August 1945, Japan surrendered and ended World …