The Worth of Knowing Jesus Christ

Watch Out for Dogs! Philippians 3:2-4 ESV “Look out for the dogs, look out for the evildoers, look out for those who mutilate the flesh. For we are the circumcision, who worship by the Spirit of God and glory in Christ Jesus and put no confidence in the flesh— though I myself have reason for … Continue reading The Worth of Knowing Jesus Christ

Don’t Grow Weary or Fainthearted

Lay Aside Every Weight Hebrews 12:1 ESV “Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us.” We have the examples of the prophets of the Old … Continue reading Don’t Grow Weary or Fainthearted

My Comfort in Affliction

Your Promise Gives me Life Psalm 119:49-50 ESV “Remember your word to your servant, in which you have made me hope. This is my comfort in my affliction, that your promise gives me life.” When we are going through trials, things which test our faith, things which cause pain and suffering and sorrow, we need … Continue reading My Comfort in Affliction

I Entreat the Lord’s Favor

The Lord is My Portion Psalms 119:57-60 ESV “The Lord is my portion; I promise to keep your words. I entreat your favor with all my heart; be gracious to me according to your promise. When I think on my ways, I turn my feet to your testimonies; I hasten and do not delay to … Continue reading I Entreat the Lord’s Favor

From Now on Sin no More

John 8:1-6 ESV “But Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. Early in the morning he came again to the temple. All the people came to him, and he sat down and taught them. The scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in adultery, and placing her in the midst they … Continue reading From Now on Sin no More

Avoid Fruitless Discussions

Pursue Righteousness 2 Timothy 2:22 ESV “So flee youthful passions and pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace, along with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart.” As followers of Jesus Christ, we are to flee sinful passions. They are to no longer be part of our lives. For, Jesus Christ died to … Continue reading Avoid Fruitless Discussions

Leveling the Uneven Ground

Isaiah 40:3-5 ESV “A voice cries: ‘In the wilderness prepare the way of the Lord; make straight in the desert a highway for our God. Every valley shall be lifted up, and every mountain and hill be made low; the uneven ground shall become level, and the rough places a plain. And the glory of … Continue reading Leveling the Uneven Ground

Setting our Minds on God

Matthew 16:21-23 ESV “From that time Jesus began to show his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things from the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and on the third day be raised. And Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him, saying, ‘Far be it from … Continue reading Setting our Minds on God

Will you Forfeit your Soul?

If Anyone Would Come Matthew 16:24 ESV “Then Jesus told his disciples, ‘If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me’.” This is the essence of the message of the gospel of Jesus Christ, for Jesus died on that cross that we might die with him … Continue reading Will you Forfeit your Soul?