Christ and His Bible (Part 1)

Bob Roane Jesus Christ, Theology

For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Christ….Jesus said, If you believed Moses, you would believe me, for he wrote about me. (John 1:17; 5:56) Here are some quotations that I use in teaching and counseling to help people put their confidence in Christ and His Scriptures. This is also used in prison ministry. The …

Come, O Long-Expected Jesus

Bob Roane Jesus Christ, Theology

Jesus said, “I am the Alpha and the Omega, who is, and who was, and who is to come, the Almighty….Look, I am coming soon! My reward is with me, and I will give to each person according to what they have done.” (Revelation 1:8; 22:12) A Hymn About Jesus’ Two Comings I use this hymn below to remind us …

Christ is My Helper (Part 3)

Bob Roane Loving and Trusting God, Theology

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 time of need. (Deuteronomy …

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) 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. Louis Cardinals and New …

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) 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 Scripture of Jesus’ followers is that …

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 later became a lay preacher. Morgan wanted to enter the Wesleyan ministry and …