Fokus på Jesus och evangelium / Focus on Jesus and the gospel

Cast all your care

“Cast all your care upon Him, because He cares for you.” 1 Peter 5:7 If you are a parent, you are happy to see your children happy.  Of course, there are things that children need to learn, such as keeping their room tidy.  As a parent, you also have a lot of responsibilities yourself.  But if you see one of your children worrying about something, it will grieve you. It is the same.. Read More

God knows the heart

“God, who knows the heart, approved of them, giving them the Holy Spirit just as He did to us, and made no distinction between them and us, and purified their hearts by faith.” Acts 15:8-9  In the Acts of the Apostles chap. 10, while Peter was preaching the gospel to the unsaved crowd, something happened.  The Holy Spirit came upon those who listened.  No invitation to salvation had been offered and no salvation.. Read More

The best message in the world

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ. For it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.” Rom. 1:16  The gospel is the best message in the world.  Not everyone agrees, some say it is excessive to say so and some say it is fiction.  But those who believe receive the power of God.  The gospel is about.. Read More

Safety helmet

“Take the helmet of salvation” Eph. 6:17  A helmet, in this case in the description of God’s armor, is there to protect.  It should just sit firmly on your head and so perform its function, protecting your head.  The salvation given to us through Jesus, we receive through faith.  Knowing that you are saved and on your way to heaven gives peace of mind.  When the accuser (Satan) fires his accusations against you,.. Read More

Continue in the faith

“And you, who were formerly alienated and enemies in your mind by wicked works, yet now He has reconciled in the body of His flesh through death, to present you holy and blameless and above reproach in His sight, if you continue in the faith, grounded and settled, and are not removed from the hope of the gospel, which you have heard, and which was preached to every creature which is under heaven,.. Read More