We Are Christ’s Ambassadors… 2 Corinthians 5:11-21 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC) 🕊

2 Corinthians 5:11-21  Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC)🕊 11 Therefore, being conscious of fearing the Lord with respect and reverence, we seek to win people over [to persuade them]. But what sort of persons we are is plainly recognized and thoroughly understood by God, and … Continue reading We Are Christ’s Ambassadors… 2 Corinthians 5:11-21 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC) 🕊

The Promised Holy Spirit Acts 1:1-11 New Living Translation (NLT)🕊

Acts 1:1-11  New Living Translation (NLT)🕊 The Promise of the Holy Spirit🕊 1 In my first book I told you, Theophilus, about everything Jesus began to do and teach 2 until the day he was taken up to heaven after giving his chosen apostles further instructions through the Holy Spirit. 3 During the forty days after he suffered and died, he appeared to the apostles from time to time, and he proved to them in many ways that he was actually alive. And he talked to them about the Kingdom of God. 4 Once when he was eating with them, he commanded them, “Do not leave Jerusalem until the Father sends you the gift … Continue reading The Promised Holy Spirit Acts 1:1-11 New Living Translation (NLT)🕊

The Spirit of Faith… 2 Corinthians 4:13-18 Good News Translation (GNT)🕊

2 Corinthians 4:13-18 Good News Translation (GNT)🕊 The Spirit of Faith🕊 13 The scripture says, “I spoke because I believed.” In the same spirit of faith we also speak because we believe. 14 We know that God, who raised the Lord Jesus to life, will also raise us up with Jesus and take us, together with you, into his presence. 15 All this is for your sake; and as God’s grace reaches more and more people, they will offer to the glory of God more prayers of thanksgiving. Living by Faith🕊 16 For this reason we never become discouraged. Even though our physical being is gradually decaying, yet our spiritual being is … Continue reading The Spirit of Faith… 2 Corinthians 4:13-18 Good News Translation (GNT)🕊

Jesus, Our High Priest… Hebrews 7:20-28 New King James Version (NKJV)🕊

Hebrews 7:20-28 New King James Version (NKJV)🕊 Jesus, Our High Priest🕊 Greatness of the New Priest🕊 20 And inasmuch as He was not made priest without an oath 21 (for they have become priests without an oath, but He with an oath by Him who said to Him: “The Lord has sworn And will not relent, ‘You are a priest forever According to the order of Melchizedek’ ”), 22 by so much more Jesus has become a surety of a better covenant. 23 Also there were many priests, because they were prevented by death from continuing. 24 But He, because He continues forever, has an unchangeable priesthood. 25 Therefore He is also able to save to the uttermost those who come to God through Him, since … Continue reading Jesus, Our High Priest… Hebrews 7:20-28 New King James Version (NKJV)🕊

The Secret Truth… Mark 4:10-20 Easy-to-Read Version (ERV)🕊

Mark 4:10-20 Easy-to-Read Version (ERV)🕊 Why Jesus Used Stories to Teach🕊 10 Later, Jesus was away from the people. The twelve apostles and his other followers asked him about the stories. 11 Jesus said, “Only you can know the secret truth about God’s kingdom. But to those other people I tell everything by using stories. 12 I do this so that ‘They will look and look but never really see;     they will listen and listen but never understand. If they saw and understood,     they might change and be forgiven.’” Jesus Explains the Story About Seed🕊 13 Then Jesus said to the followers, “Do you understand this story? If you don’t, how … Continue reading The Secret Truth… Mark 4:10-20 Easy-to-Read Version (ERV)🕊

Courageous Faith! Hebrews 10:19-39   The Passion Translation (TPT)🕊

Hebrews 10:19-39 The Passion Translation (TPT)🕊 Courageous Faith!🕊 Our Confidence before God🕊 19 And now we are brothers and sisters in God’s family because of the blood of Jesus, and he welcomes us to come right into the most holy sanctuary in the heavenly realm—boldly and with no hesitation. 20 For he has dedicated a new, life-giving way for us to approach God. For just as the veil was torn in two, Jesus’ body was torn open to give us free and fresh access to him! 21 And since we now have a magnificent King-Priest to welcome us into God’s house, 22 we come closer to God and approach him with an … Continue reading Courageous Faith! Hebrews 10:19-39   The Passion Translation (TPT)🕊