April 15


Their Redeemer is strong.

I know your manifold transgressions and your mighty sins. § I have given help to one who is mighty. § I, the Lord, am your Savior, and your Redeemer, the Mighty One of Jacob. § Mighty to save. § Able to keep you from stumbling. § Where sin abounded, grace abounded much more.
He who believes in Him is not condemned; but he who does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God. § He is also able to save to the uttermost those who come to God through Him.

Is My hand shortened at all that it cannot redeem?

Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? . . . For I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels nor principalities nor powers, nor things present nor things to come, nor height nor depth, nor any other created thing, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Jer. 50:34; Amos 5:12; Ps. 89:19; Isa. 49:26; 63:1; Jude v. 24;
Rom. 5:20; John 3:18; Heb. 7:25; Isa. 50:2; Rom. 8:35, 38–39


Do you seek great things for yourself? Do not seek them.

Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. § Let this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus, who, being in the form of God, did not consider it robbery to be equal with God, but made Himself of no reputation, taking the form of a bondservant, and coming in the likeness of men. And being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself and became obedient to the point of death, even the death of the cross.

He who does not take his cross and follow after Me is not worthy of Me. § Christ… suffered for us, leaving us an example, that you should follow His steps. § Godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out. And having food and clothing, with these we shall be content.

I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content.

Jer. 45:5; Matt. 11:29; Phil. 2:5–8; Matt. 10:38;
1 Peter 2:21; 1 Tim. 6:6–8; Phil. 4:11

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