The Priest Who Seeks and Saves

“For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the Lost” (Luke 19:10) “And being made perfect, He became the Source of eternal salvation to all who obey Him” (Hebrews 5:9) Hebrews 5 carries forward the description of Jesus as High Priest that was begun in Hebrews 4. His priesthood was not along […]

The Reproofs of Hope

“Therefore, holy brothers, you who share in a heavenly calling, consider Jesus, the Apostle and High Priest of our confession” (Hebrews 3:1). Hebrews 3 begins with reproof. This word, when we hear it or read it, usually takes our mind to thoughts of correction or discipline. Reproof is not a word that is used so much these days. […]

Sovereign God, Sovereign Love

God uses kings for His purposes. Cyrus was one of these, Jehu was another. Isaiah 45:1-3 speaks of God’s sovereign plan. Here, God uses Cyrus to rescue the Jewish captives following their 70 year exile in Babylon.   “Thus saith the Lord to his anointed, to Cyrus, whose right hand I have holden, to subdue […]

“Bring him to Me.”

How do we effectively obey Jesus' words: "Bring him to Me."? We first come to Him ourselves and learn to rest in His Love. Then we, as happened to Paul, are pressed on all sides by the Love He has for us and are held to one purpose by It, unable to consider any other: we go and bring others to Him.