Adopted by God, February 21, 2018

by Chuck Hetzler God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law, to redeem those under the law, that we might receive adoption to sonship.  Galatians 4:4-5 God sent His Son into the world not just to forgive our sins and give us eternal life. The Father wanted more than just our release [...]

2018-02-20T15:34:53+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Today At 12th and Maine|

For the Ungodly, February 20, 2018

“You see, at just the right time, when we were still powerless, Christ died for the ungodly.” Romans‬ ‭5:6‬ The amazing grace of God is most clearly seen in that Jesus died for us while we were still unworthy. God loves the world, with all the sin and animosity in it. God isn’t waiting for [...]

2018-02-19T22:20:42+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Today At 12th and Maine|

In Trouble, February 17, 2017

by Chuck Hetzler He will call on me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble, I will deliver him and honor him.  Psalm 91:15 When you find yourself in a tight spot, call on God. Sometimes God puts us into difficult situations to test our faith. Will we still trust [...]

2018-02-16T15:06:01+00:00 February 17th, 2018|Today At 12th and Maine|

Dealing with Doubt, February 16, 2018

by Chuck Hetzler Have mercy on those who doubt.  Jude 1:22 Most every Christian goes through periods of doubt. Even the twelve disciple sometimes struggled to believe the words of Jesus. The Lord knows that we will occasionally struggle to hold on to faith. When you interact with others who wrestle with trusting Jesus, have [...]

2018-02-15T16:25:31+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Today At 12th and Maine|

Cast Your Cares on Him, February 15, 2018

by Chuck Hetzler Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.  1 Peter 5:7 Anxiety can be like an unwelcome guest who never leaves the home of our hearts. It lingers and festers in our minds and sours our whole outlook. We're tempted to keep answering our anxious thoughts, but God says [...]

2018-02-14T09:34:42+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Today At 12th and Maine|

Fight the Good Fight, February 13, 2018

by Chuck Hetzler “Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called when you made your good confession in the presence of many witnesses.”  1 Timothy 6:12 The Christian life is not always an easy one. We are truly fighting a fight to keep our faith [...]

2018-02-12T21:32:17+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Today At 12th and Maine|

Through Spirit and Truth, February 12, 2018

by Chuck Hetzler "But we ought always to thank God for you, brothers and sisters loved by the Lord, because God chose you as firstfruits to be saved through the sanctifying work of the Spirit and through belief in the truth."  2 Thessalonians 2:13 God works in our lives by two primary means, the Spirit of [...]

2018-02-11T17:31:38+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Today At 12th and Maine|

The Gateway to Heaven, February 9, 2018

by Chuck Hetzler He then added, "Very truly I tell you, you will see heaven open, and the angels of God ascending and descending on the Son of Man."  John 1:51 Jesus was the gateway to Heaven here on Earth. Wherever Jesus went, the works of God followed. Angels accompanied Him and did His bidding because He is [...]

2018-02-07T09:29:36+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Today At 12th and Maine|

God Is With Us, February 8, 2018

by Chuck Hetzler The LORD Almighty is with us; the God of Jacob is our fortress.  Psalm 46:7 Our God possesses limitless power. He can do all things. And our God is a promise-keeper. He was faithful to Noah, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and on and on. God will never leave those who trust in Him. [...]

2018-02-07T09:51:20+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Today At 12th and Maine|

God’s Mercy, February 7, 2018

by Chuck Hetzler "It does not, therefore, depend on human desire or effort, but on God's mercy."  Romans 9:16 Our best efforts mean nothing apart from the mercy of God. We can't work hard enough to sway God in our favor. But praise be to God that He is full of grace and mercy and [...]

2018-02-06T14:39:38+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Today At 12th and Maine|