Our Imperishable Inheritance In Jesus

Bob Roane Joy and Peace, Safety and Security in Christ, Theology

Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for His compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. (Lamentations 3:22-23) This builds on previous posts. You can read Christ is My Inheritance; and Our Bigger Inheritance God is Faithful Thomas O. Chisholm (1866–1960) was born in a log cabin in Kentucky. He was educated …

Our Bigger Inheritance In Jesus

Bob Roane Joy and Peace, Safety and Security in Christ, Theology

Lord, you alone are my portion and my cup; you make my lot secure. The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; surely I have a delightful inheritance….In Christ we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to the purpose of Him who works all things according to the counsel of His will. (Psalm 16:5-6; Ephesians 1:11) …

The Christmas Spirit (Even in Summertime)

Bob Roane Jesus Christ, Service, Theology

For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life as a ransom for many. (Mark 10:45) This builds upon our previous post. You can read Jesus the Suffering Servant In his book Knowing God, J. I. Packer echoes Scripture’s teaching that Christ-like service is essential to our walk with …

Jesus the Suffering Servant

Bob Roane Jesus Christ, Service, Theology

Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus: Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be grasped, but made Himself nothing, taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness. And being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself and became obedient to death, even …

Christ and His Bible (Part 2)

Bob Roane Jesus Christ, Theology

Abraham rejoiced at the thought of seeing Christ’s day; he saw it and was glad….Isaiah was referring to Jesus when he spoke his prophecies, because he saw the future and spoke of the Messiah’s glory. (John 8:56; 12:41) Here are some more quotations that I use in teaching and counseling to help people trust Christ and His Scriptures. These are …

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 …