Serious-Minded for Christ

1 Peter 1:3-5 ESV Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you, … Continue reading Serious-Minded for Christ

Are You Living a Lie?

Proverbs 29 (Selected Verses) ESV He who is often reproved, yet stiffens his neck, will suddenly be broken beyond healing. He who loves wisdom makes his father glad, but a companion of prostitutes squanders his wealth. Do you profess faith in Jesus Christ? Many people in America do. Yet, not all who profess the name … Continue reading Are You Living a Lie?

He Opened His Mouth

Matthew 5:1-5 ESV Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain, and when he sat down, his disciples came to him. And he opened his mouth and taught them, saying: “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. “Blessed … Continue reading He Opened His Mouth

For Your Progress and Joy

Philippians 1:12-14 ESV I want you to know, brothers, that what has happened to me has really served to advance the gospel, so that it has become known throughout the whole imperial guard and to all the rest that my imprisonment is for Christ. And most of the brothers, having become confident in the Lord … Continue reading For Your Progress and Joy

In Our Sufferings

Romans 5:1-2 ESV Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God. By faith in Jesus Christ, we have been … Continue reading In Our Sufferings

For This I Toil

Colossians 1:21-23 ESV And you, who once were alienated and hostile in mind, doing evil deeds, he has now reconciled in his body of flesh by his death, in order to present you holy and blameless and above reproach before him, if indeed you continue in the faith, stable and steadfast, not shifting from the … Continue reading For This I Toil

No Fear! Tell Them!

Matthew 28:1-4 ESV Now after the Sabbath, toward the dawn of the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb. And behold, there was a great earthquake, for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled back the stone and sat on it. … Continue reading No Fear! Tell Them!