Our Present Sufferings Romans 8:18 ESV “For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us.” While we still live on this earth in flesh bodies we will have sickness, sadness, and suffering of all kinds. Some of it will be … Continue reading The Glory that is to Be Revealed
Ephesians 5:1-2 ESV “Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.” It is God’s will, as followers of Jesus Christ, that we should emulate him. We should be like him in our thinking, in … Continue reading Leaning on Jesus
“Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.” Ephesians 5:1-2 ESV This is a tall order, to be imitators of God, but this is what we are commanded to do. And, to imitate God … Continue reading Give it All Up!
“If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. When Christ who … Continue reading Victory is Attainable
Philippians 2:1-2 ESV “So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy, complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind.” In Christ Jesus So, for this to work, we have … Continue reading Riverside Peace
No Confidence in Flesh Philippians 3:1-3 ESV Finally, my brothers, rejoice in the Lord. To write the same things to you is no trouble to me and is safe for you. Look out for the dogs, look out for the evildoers, look out for those who mutilate the flesh. For we are the circumcision, who … Continue reading Becoming Like Him
Those of us who are Christians, who are followers of Jesus Christ, know that we are to emulate him. We are to be like him in character, words, attitudes and deeds. We are his body, his representatives to the world around us, and to one another. As his body, we are his hands, his feet … Continue reading In Our Hearts
An Original Work / April 12, 2018 Based off 1 Peter 3 & Philippians 2 If we are encouraged From being in Christ, We share in his comfort, And Him we are like. We share in his passion, With tender hearts, too. We share in the Spirit. He’s made us anew. Then, filled with compassion, … Continue reading Just Like Twins