Why Did Jesus Come?

Why did Jesus Come? 21. He came to provide a pattern of Holy living for Christians

The last in our list of reasons why Jesus came is the example for Holy living. I am thankful for my childhood because it taught me so much about life. I appreciate being the third child because my brothers knocked the rough edges off my parents.

By |2019-03-12T11:24:43-04:00December 24th, 2018|Daily Devotions, Why Did Jesus Come?|

Why did Jesus Come? 20. He came to bear our sins

I love taking young pastors out to eat. I remember what it was like when I was a youth pastor and we had a very tight budget. There was a couple in our church, Harvey and Tina, and they would take us to a small, but very fancy, place in our neighborhood for dinner.

By |2019-03-12T11:24:51-04:00December 23rd, 2018|Daily Devotions, Why Did Jesus Come?|

Why did Jesus Come? 18. He came to destroy the works of the devil

I don’t know that we think about destruction in today’s world. Maybe when we are talking about a Transformer’s movie or something similar but most of the time we use destruction as an exaggeration. “Our team destroyed the opponents.”

By |2019-03-12T11:25:17-04:00December 21st, 2018|Daily Devotions, Why Did Jesus Come?|

Why did Jesus Come? 16. He came into the world to be a faithful high priest

Recently I saw a story in the news about a postal delivery worker in Houston, Texas who had not been delivering the mail. There was actual video of the guy dumping mail and packages on the ground.

By |2019-03-12T11:25:08-04:00December 19th, 2018|Daily Devotions, Why Did Jesus Come?|

Why did Jesus Come? 15. He came to save sinners

I was watching this show on the History Channel the other day, American Pickers with Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz. They travel the country looking through people’s treasured “junk”. They are sometimes broken or discarded items that we no longer use.

By |2019-03-12T11:25:31-04:00December 18th, 2018|Daily Devotions, Why Did Jesus Come?|

Why did Jesus Come? 14. He came to bear witness to the truth

My parents had a rule when we were growing up that said “If you tell the truth you will not be punished. You might have to make restitution or repair something broken, but you will not be punished.” I remember several times when I did something, and I knew I had to go and tell.

By |2019-03-12T11:25:38-04:00December 17th, 2018|Daily Devotions, Why Did Jesus Come?|