While We Wait for Him

2 Peter 3:11-13 ESV “Since all these things are thus to be dissolved, what sort of people ought you to be in lives of holiness and godliness, waiting for and hastening the coming of the day of God, because of which the heavens will be set on fire and dissolved, and the heavenly bodies will … Continue reading While We Wait for Him

In Holiness and Honor

1 Thessalonians 4:1-8 ESV “Finally, then, brothers, we ask and urge you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us how you ought to walk and to please God, just as you are doing, that you do so more and more. For you know what instructions we gave you through the Lord Jesus. … Continue reading In Holiness and Honor

Don’t Be Carried Away

2 Peter 3:8-10 ESV “But do not overlook this one fact, beloved, that with the Lord one day is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day. The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but … Continue reading Don’t Be Carried Away

A Trumpet Call

Deuteronomy 7:1-2 ESV “When the Lord your God brings you into the land that you are entering to take possession of it, and clears away many nations before you, the Hittites, the Girgashites, the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites, seven nations more numerous and mightier than you, and when the … Continue reading A Trumpet Call

Loving Like Jesus

Matthew 22:34-40 ESV But when the Pharisees heard that he had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together. 35 And one of them, a lawyer, asked him a question to test him. 36 “Teacher, which is the great commandment in the Law?” 37 And he said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with … Continue reading Loving Like Jesus

God’s Escape Plan

God Was Not Pleased I Corinthians 10:1-5 ESV “For I do not want you to be unaware, brothers, that our fathers were all under the cloud, and all passed through the sea, and all were baptized into Moses in the cloud and in the sea, and all ate the same spiritual food, and all drank … Continue reading God’s Escape Plan

The Church on Fire!

Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ. As obedient children, do not be conformed to the passions of your former ignorance, but as he who called you is holy, you also be holy in … Continue reading The Church on Fire!

Practice All These Qualities

“But as for you, teach what accords with sound doctrine.” Titus 2:1 ESV What is sound doctrine? With so many different translations and interpretations of scripture out there in the world, how do we know which one is correct? How do we judge who is right and who is wrong? Well, first of all we … Continue reading Practice All These Qualities

To Him We Must Listen

“When you come into the land that the Lord your God is giving you, you shall not learn to follow the abominable practices of those nations.” Deuteronomy 18:9 ESV What is our “land” the Lord has given to us, as Christians? It is our spiritual inheritance. It is our salvation from slavery to sin and … Continue reading To Him We Must Listen

The Church in Humility

The Lord Jesus has led me to write a series of devotions on the subject of the church. This will be the fourth in that series, as I am looking into what the church should look like and how we should function as the body of Christ. I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the … Continue reading The Church in Humility