The Unclean spirit Knew who Jesus was
In Luke 4, Jesus was in the synagogue in Capernaum teaching. Also there was a man with an “unclean spirit” or demon.” This demon wasn’t lurking around in a dark alley or cemetery or haunted house like what one might see in a horror movie. This demon was hanging out inside a man who was in the synagogue. As Jesus came near, the demon cried out, “Let us alone! What have we to do with You, Jesus of Nazareth? Did You come to destroy us? I know who You are — the Holy One of God!” The demons knew Jesus because prior to being cast out of Heaven along with Lucifer (Satan), they were angels in heaven. Yes! They knew Him and they recognized Him, even in His earthly, human body.
We all must ask “What have we to do with you?”
At some point in every person’s life, each one of us must ask “What have we to do with you, Jesus?” First we must recognize Him for who He is – the Holy One of God. Once we recognize Him we must choose to either receive or reject Him. The demons chose to reject Jesus long before when they chose to follow Lucifer. They echo that choice in Luke 4:34 and said, “Leave us alone!”
“Leave me alone!” or “Forgive me, Lord!”
Today, do you cry out “Leave me alone!” or do you receive him and cry out “Forgive me and be my Savior!” If you choose to receive Him, then Jesus will redeem you and you become a child of God and your eternity will be in Heaven with Him. If you reject Him, then He will reject you and instead of redemption, you’ll receive a guilty verdict and condemnation in Hell for all eternity.
The choice is yours: Who is Jesus to you and what will you do with Him?
Jesus, we acknowledge today that you are the Holy One of God – our Savior, Redeemer. Thank you for your love and grace that chose to sacrifice your own life in our place, paying our sin debt, so that we can be children of God. Help us to live lives that honor and glorify you.
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We’ve put together 52 memory verses for you to hide God’s Word in your heart! You can download the full document for free and then print a new verse each week and as many copies as you’d like. Each verse prints four times on a page so that you can then cut them into index size cards and place them in prominent places where you will see them frequently throughout the day to help you remember to memorize them. Just because you visited our site, they’re yours for free! Download today.2021 Memory Verse Plan
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This week’s new Christian Tees designs:
Let’s start a pandemic of blessings by praying a blessing over everyone you meet. Our “Blessings” design is meant to do just that. We’ve created this design in four different choices.
For all the seniors celebrating graduation in a few months. Includes Jeremiah 29:11. If you have a senior graduating, this design makes a great gift.
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New in the Teespring Store: The Prayer of Blessing
We’ve added a new canvas print to the Teespring Store.
God instructed the Israelite priests to pray the prayer of blessing every day over the people. The prayer is found in Numbers 6:24-26. Hang the canvass in your home or carry the mug, tote bag, or water bottle and let the prayer of blessing impact all those who you meet throughout the day.
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God, Love and Marshmallow Wars by Julia M. Bruce
What’s Inside God, Love and Marshmallow Wars?
God, Love and Marshmallow Wars is a book that includes 365 daily activities and takes you on a guided journey through Biblical principles about Godly marriage that you can then apply to your marriage, as well as helping you talk through concepts that can help you develop a solid relationship. Inside you will find simple, quick activities that include:
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