Do Not Think that I Came to Destroy the Law or the Prophets. I Did Not Come to Destroy but to Fulfill.

“Do not think that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets. I did not come to destroy but to fulfill. 18 For assuredly, I say to you,till heaven and earth pass away, one jot or one tittle will by no means pass from the law till all is fulfilled. 19 Whoever therefore breaks one of … Continue reading Do Not Think that I Came to Destroy the Law or the Prophets. I Did Not Come to Destroy but to Fulfill.

Oh, What Great Blessings are Seen in Those Who Are Peacemakers

Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.  Matthew 5:9 And here it is in the Amplified: Blessed (enjoying enviable happiness, ]spiritually prosperous—with life-joy and satisfaction in God’s favor and salvation, regardless of their outward conditions) are the makers and maintainers of peace, for they shall be called the sons of God! … Continue reading Oh, What Great Blessings are Seen in Those Who Are Peacemakers

Oh, What Great Blessings are Seen in the Lives of Those Who are Merciful

Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy. Matthew 5:7 Are we merciful?  To show mercy or to be merciful is to treat with compassion those who have done wrong.  To be lenient toward them, forgiving, not seeking revenge, or repaying injury for injury.  It means to not give the offender what they deserve.  … Continue reading Oh, What Great Blessings are Seen in the Lives of Those Who are Merciful

What Great Blessings Are Seen in Those Who Hunger and Thirst After Righteousness

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, For they shall be filled.  Matthew 5:6 Have you ever been hungry for cookies or chips? You’ve rummaged through every cupboard in search. At last, you see a familiar package behind the canned goods and pull it out. But you find it empty with mere crumbs … Continue reading What Great Blessings Are Seen in Those Who Hunger and Thirst After Righteousness

“Oh, how I love Your law!” Is God’s law something to love?

David wrote, "Oh, how I love Your law! It is my meditation all the day. You, through Your commandments, make me wiser than my enemies;For they are ever with me." Psalm 119:97-98 Many Christians believe that the law written in the Old Testament is something to be discarded. They say the law is no longer valid … Continue reading “Oh, how I love Your law!” Is God’s law something to love?