Why Are You Following?

“…and a great crowd of people followed him because they saw the miraculous signs he had performed on the sick.”

John 6:2

The ministry of Jesus was gathering momentum; people were beginning to come to him for all kinds of different reasons. Some came out of love and devotion as we see from the story of the woman with the alabaster jar, (Luke 7:47) – she loved much.

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From Death To Life.

Even the youths shall faint and be weary, and the young men shall utterly fall, but they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles they shall run and not be weary and they shall walk and not be faint. Isaiah 40:30-31.

The word translated “renew” above means “to bring back to life.” The picture is that of a tree that’s been hewed and chopped down and expected to die, but suddenly there has been a change and it’s brought back to life. It’s a kind of transformation where death is replaced with life.

Isaiah likens this to what happens when we “serve” the Lord, as we work in His Kingdom our strength is renewed! Weakness is replaced with His divine strength. It’s an exchange where you give Him your weakness and take His strength in its place, what a deal!

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At Peace.

Therefore being justified by faith, We have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. Romans 5:1.


The verse above says, “Being justified by faith, we have peace with God, through our Lord Jesus Christ.” This means there is no war, no fight between you and God!

The death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ has brought you into an everlasting peace with God. The peace referred to here is more than just a ceasefire or quietness; it means oneness. We have been brought into a perfect union, a perfect unity with God through the sacrifice of Jesus Christ.

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God is Excited About YOU

Did you know that God is excited about you? You need to take some time, right now, and think about that!

Some people only ever think about God’s wrath; they believe that God is always mad at them. They have been raised to think that God is only concerned about sin, and because there is so much sin in the world, He’s mad at everybody. No!

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