He’s Everything to Me

As a Living Sacrifice Romans 12:1 ESV “I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.” Believing in Jesus Christ is not some decision we make once in our lives to receive Jesus Christ into … Continue reading He’s Everything to Me

The Error of Lawless People

2 Peter 3:10-13 ESV “But the day of the Lord will come like a thief, and then the heavens will pass away with a roar, and the heavenly bodies will be burned up and dissolved, and the earth and the works that are done on it will be exposed. “Since all these things are thus … Continue reading The Error of Lawless People

He Requires More than Words

There is a secular song called “More Than Words” (1991) that has been a running theme in many of the recent devotions the Lord has been giving me to write. So, I thought I would share some of the lyrics here with you: Saying I love you Is not the words I want to hear … Continue reading He Requires More than Words

Live as People Who’re Free

1 Peter 2:11-12 ESV “Beloved, I urge you as sojourners and exiles to abstain from the passions of the flesh, which wage war against your soul. Keep your conduct among the Gentiles honorable, so that when they speak against you as evildoers, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day of … Continue reading Live as People Who’re Free

Unity of The Spirit

Ephesians 4:1-3 NIV “As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received. Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.” Prisoners for the … Continue reading Unity of The Spirit

Chosen to Be Obedient

1 Peter 1:13-16 NIV “Therefore, with minds that are alert and fully sober, set your hope on the grace to be brought to you when Jesus Christ is revealed at his coming. As obedient children, do not conform to the evil desires you had when you lived in ignorance. But just as he who called … Continue reading Chosen to Be Obedient

Pure Hearts and Good Consciences

In 1 Timothy, chapter one, Paul wrote to warn against those who are teaching false doctrine, who are swerving from pure hearts and good consciences and sincere faith, and who have wandered off to vain (empty, useless, and conceited) discussion, lacking in understanding of the truth. He went on to talk about how the law … Continue reading Pure Hearts and Good Consciences

Our Sabbath Rest

Always, when we are teaching the Old Testament, if we want to apply it to the church today, what we teach must be in accord with the New Covenant Relationship God has with his people, for we are not under the Old Covenant. We can’t teach Old Covenant theology to New Covenant people, in other … Continue reading Our Sabbath Rest

But a New Creation

Corrective Lenses Galatians 6:11 ESV “See with what large letters I am writing to you with my own hand.” As we get older, our eyesight begins to go. We get cataracts which make seeing a lot more difficult. I have them, but they only impact my night vision so far. But, I don’t drive at … Continue reading But a New Creation