The Bigger Story

by Ronnie Hewitt
 
Ephesians 1:7-12 “In Him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace that He lavished on us. With all wisdom and understanding, He made known to us the mystery of His will according to His good pleasure, which He purposed in Christ, to be put into effect when the times reach their fulfillment–to bring unity to all things in heaven and on earth under Christ. In Him we were also chosen, having been predestined according to the plan of Him who works out everything in conformity with the purpose of His will, ‚Äčin order that we, who were the first to put our hope in Christ, might be for the praise of his glory.”

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If Anyone Hears My Voice

by Ronnie Hewitt
 
Revelation 3:20 “Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and dine with him, and he with Me.”
 
This is a famous passage of Scripture that many people have used in the context of an invitation to know Christ as Savior. They use it showing that Jesus doesn’t force Himself upon you. He knocks, and waits for you to ask Him in. But, looking at this scripture in its context, we see Jesus is dealing with a church that was considered to be lukewarm.

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Pursuing Your Heart

by Ronnie Hewitt
 
“The LORD longs to be gracious to you; therefore, he will rise up to show you compassion. For the LORD is a God of justice. Blessed are all who wait for him!” (Isaiah 30:18)
 
God’s pursuit of man is a long story, filled with many ups and downs. Ever since man sinned against God in the Garden of Eden, He has been in pursuit of man’s heart. He has longed to be gracious to us and fill us with His compassion. The Lord desires to be gracious to His people and to bless all who long for Him. He is waiting to pour out His blessings on the believing remnant as He restores them to Himself.

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