“The man who knows that Jesus shed his blood for him, and has had that blood applied to his conscience, becomes a sin-hating man, consecrated to Him who cleansed him. . . . Those who are debtors for salvation to their dying Lord should be the most holy of men.”

Charles Spurgeon

Under the influence of the Spirit of God, Isaiah the prophet spoke these words, Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel. (Isaiah 7:14 ESV) For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. (Isaiah 9:6 ESV) Continue reading

“God created you to be a lover of God, to enjoy him, to delight in him, to be enthralled and entranced with him, to be excited and exhilarated with the revelation of himself in Jesus. In other words, God created you for the first and greatest commandment, to be a lover of God. This, above all else, is your fundamental identity.”

Sam Storms