Unity of The Spirit

Ephesians 4:1-3 NIV “As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received. Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.” Prisoners for the … Continue reading Unity of The Spirit

The Days are Short

James 1:2-4 NIV “Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.” Suffering, especially when it first comes upon us, is not … Continue reading The Days are Short

Our Enemy Wants to Devour Us

1 Peter 5:5-7 NIV “All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because, “’God opposes the proud but shows favor to the humble.’ “Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.” Humble Yourselves The … Continue reading Our Enemy Wants to Devour Us

Faithful Stewards of God’s Grace

1 Peter 4:7-9 NIV “The end of all things is near. Therefore be alert and of sober mind so that you may pray. Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling.” I believe that anyone living in 2021 who has any knowledge … Continue reading Faithful Stewards of God’s Grace

The Proven Genuineness of Your Faith

1 Peter 1:1-2 NIV “Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, “To God’s elect, exiles scattered throughout the provinces of Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia and Bithynia, who have been chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through the sanctifying work of the Spirit, to be obedient to Jesus Christ and sprinkled with his blood: … Continue reading The Proven Genuineness of Your Faith

Please Take Note of This

James 1:19-21 NIV “My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, because human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires. Therefore, get rid of all moral filth and the evil that is so prevalent and humbly accept the … Continue reading Please Take Note of This

Put Your Trust in God Alone

Amos 5:4-5 NIV This is what the Lord says to Israel: “Seek me and live; do not seek Bethel, do not go to Gilgal, do not journey to Beersheba. For Gilgal will surely go into exile, and Bethel will be reduced to nothing.” These places mentioned here are symbolic of places of idolatrous worship. Today, … Continue reading Put Your Trust in God Alone

Putting on God’s Full Armor

Ephesians 6:10-13 NIV “Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world … Continue reading Putting on God’s Full Armor

We Need to Encourage Each Other

Ephesians 5:11-14 NIV “Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness, but rather expose them. It is shameful even to mention what the disobedient do in secret. But everything exposed by the light becomes visible—and everything that is illuminated becomes a light. This is why it is said: “’Wake up, sleeper, rise from … Continue reading We Need to Encourage Each Other