Joy And Shame, Cross And Throne 

"who for the joy that lay before Him endured a cross and despised the shame and has sat down at the righthand of God’s throne."  Hebrews 12:2 The Christian life is to be a life of joy. Yet the living of this life brings circumstances that are less than joyful and many times are downright... Continue Reading →


Sustenance or Suppliment?

​keeping our eyes on Jesus, the source and perfecter of our faith, Hebrews 12:2 We run and quickly run out of gas because we are not filled with the right fuel. "Keeping our eyes on Jesus" means that He is our source or what causes us to do anything. He is the source or author... Continue Reading →

Take It Off!

​let us lay aside every weight and the sin that so easily ensnares us.                             Hebrews 12:1 Think On It... We have a large cloud of witnesses surrounding us, but even closer, we have weight and ensnaring sins surrounding us. The word... Continue Reading →

Cloud Of Witnesses 

Therefore, since we also have such a large cloud of witnesses surrounding us, Hebrews 12:1 Think On It... "Therefore" shows us that Hebrews 12 picks up where chapter 11 leaves off with the the "cloud of witnesses" and their characteristics of faith that challenge us to run the race of life with Jesus in view. ... Continue Reading →

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