Who are the Children of God?

1 John 3:4-6 ESV “Everyone who makes a practice of sinning also practices lawlessness; sin is lawlessness. You know that he appeared in order to take away sins, and in him there is no sin. No one who abides in him keeps on sinning; no one who keeps on sinning has either seen him or … Continue reading Who are the Children of God?

Shine Like the Stars

Philippians 2:14-16 NIV “Do everything without grumbling or arguing, so that you may become blameless and pure, ‘children of God without fault in a warped and crooked generation.’ Then you will shine among them like stars in the sky as you hold firmly to the word of life. And then I will be able to … Continue reading Shine Like the Stars

IF You Belong to Christ

Galatians 3:26-29 NIV “So in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith, for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus. If you … Continue reading IF You Belong to Christ

Would You Recognize Him?

John 1:1-5 ESV “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made. In him was life, and the life was the light of … Continue reading Would You Recognize Him?

Lay It All Down

1 John 3:1, 3, 5-6 ESV “See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are… And everyone who thus hopes in him purifies himself as he is pure.” “You know that he appeared in order to take away sins, and in … Continue reading Lay It All Down

A Peculiar People

Children of God 1 John 3:1a ESV “See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are.” How do we become children of God? By faith in Jesus Christ. But, this faith is not human faith. It is not a feeling or … Continue reading A Peculiar People

True Israel

The children of Israel in the days of Isaiah, the prophet, were in a unique situation never to be equaled again once Jesus Christ, their (our) Messiah, came to earth, died on a cross for the sins of the world, rose again, ascended back to heaven, and sent his Holy Spirit to indwell his followers. … Continue reading True Israel

If in Fact

Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 6:00 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “My Jesus, I Love Thee.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Romans 8:1-17 (ESV). Flesh and Spirit (vv. 1-8) There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For the law of the … Continue reading If in Fact