Matthew 9:10-17

And as he sat at dinner in the house, many tax collectors and sinners came and were sitting with him and his disciples. When the Pharisees saw this, they said to his disciples, “Why does your teacher eat with tax collectors and sinners?” But when he heard this, he said, “Those who are well have […]

Romans 8:3

God did what the law could not do. He sent His own Son in a body like the bodies we sinners have. And in that body God declared an end to sin’s control over us by giving His Son as a sacrifice for our sins. — Romans 8:3 NLT

Jesus, the Friend of Sinners

Saturday, August 8, 2015 “God blesses you when people mock you and persecute you and lie about you and say all sorts of evil things against you because you are My followers. Be happy about it! Be very glad! For a great reward awaits you in heaven.”—Matthew 5:11–12 How was Jesus known when He walked […]

March 03, 2015 Bible Verse

God demonstrates His own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. – Romans 5:8

March 02, 2015 Bible Verse

I was given mercy so that in me, the worst of all sinners, Christ Jesus could show that He has patience without limit. – 1 Timothy 1:16

You Don’t Have to Work for It

TUESDAY, JULY 29, 2014 When people work, their wages are not a gift, but something they have earned. But people are counted as righteous, not because of their work, but because of their faith in God who forgives sinners.— Romans 4:4-5 As a young Christian, I remember thinking that the reason God was blessing me was […]

Our Great Physician

MONDAY, JUNE 29, 2014 When Jesus heard it, He said to them, “Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick. I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners, to repentance.” — Mark 2:17 It’s worth noting that every person Jesus had conversations or contact with was in a […]