Nuggets of Truth

Month: April 2019
THE LAST WORD

THE LAST WORD

“He has risen from the dead.” Matthew 28:7 (NKJV) I enjoy reading unusual historical accounts, such as when Sir Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington (aka the “Iron Duke”), was commanding the English Army and marched to put an end to Napoleon Bonaparte’s plan to...

UP FROM THE GRAVE HE AROSE!

UP FROM THE GRAVE HE AROSE!

“Because I live, you will live also” John 14:19 (NASB) Jesus was the only Man who ever made an appointment beyond the grave – and kept it! After His resurrection He had supper with them in Emmaus and breakfast in Galilee, and His promise to you is, “Because I live,...

THE WEEKEND THAT CHANGED THE WORLD

THE WEEKEND THAT CHANGED THE WORLD

"When they came to the place called the Skull, there they crucified Him and the criminals, one on the right and the other on the left. But Jesus was saying, "Father, forgive them; for they do not know what they are doing." Luke 23:33-34a (NASB) There was a weekend in...

JUDAS THE BETRAYER

JUDAS THE BETRAYER

“’What are you willing to give me if I hand him over to you?’ So they weighed our 30 pieces of silver for him” Matthew 26:15 (HCSB) As Passion Week unfolds the whole city of Jerusalem is in turmoil over this man called Jesus. Who is He? Where did He come from? How...

A TEMPLE OF RELIGIOUS CROOKS

A TEMPLE OF RELIGIOUS CROOKS

“Jesus went into the temple complex and drove out all those buying and selling in the temple. He overturned the money changers’ tables and the chairs of those selling doves” Matthew 21:12 (HCSB). Jesus would not put up with some things. But one thing He had little...

MAN OF SORROWS

MAN OF SORROWS

"He is . . . a man of sorrows and acquainted with grief” Isaiah 53:3 (NKJV) Did you know that the Bible never tells us that Jesus smiled or laughed? I’m sure that He did, but the gospels never mention it. Isaiah 53:3 calls Him “a man of sorrows and acquainted with...

THE SATISFACTION OF THE CROSS

THE SATISFACTION OF THE CROSS

"When he sees all that is accomplished by his anguish, he will be satisfied." Isaiah 53:11 (NLT) Approximately 600 years before Jesus was condemned to the cross, the prophet Isaiah foretold of the event. As you read this passage, open up and invite these words to...

HE’LL NEVER GIVE UP ON YOU

HE’LL NEVER GIVE UP ON YOU

"I have loved you with an everlasting love" Jeremiah 31:3 After her divorce, her teenage daughter became increasingly rebellious. It culminated one night when the police called to ask her to collect her daughter from the police station, because she’d been arrested for...