Offer Spiritual Sacrifices Acceptable to God

1 Peter 2:4-5 ESV “As you come to him, a living stone rejected by men but in the sight of God chosen and precious, you yourselves like living stones are being built up as a spiritual house, to be a holy priesthood, to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.” The church is … Continue reading Offer Spiritual Sacrifices Acceptable to God

Serve Him in Righteousness

Luke 1:68-75 ESV “Blessed be the Lord God of Israel,for he has visited and redeemed his peopleand has raised up a horn of salvation for usin the house of his servant David,as he spoke by the mouth of his holy prophets from of old,that we should be saved from our enemiesand from the hand of … Continue reading Serve Him in Righteousness

Be Careful How You Live

Video Talk Ephesians 5:15-17 ESV “Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, making the best use of the time, because the days are evil. Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.” As followers of Jesus Christ, we need to be people who do … Continue reading Be Careful How You Live

Keep Your Conduct Honorable

1 Peter 2:9-10 ESV “But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light. Once you were not a people, but now you are God's people; once you had … Continue reading Keep Your Conduct Honorable

Living Pure and Holy Lives

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.” What does it look like to live a pure and holy life? Well, to be pure is to be unmixed with the world. … Continue reading Living Pure and Holy Lives

Is Jesus Christ truly Your Lord?

I Peter 2:1-3 ESV “So put away all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander. Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual milk, that by it you may grow up into salvation— if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is good.” If we are following Jesus Christ with our … Continue reading Is Jesus Christ truly Your Lord?

Not Desiring that any Should Perish

2 Peter 3:1-3 ESV “This is now the second letter that I am writing to you, beloved. In both of them I am stirring up your sincere mind by way of reminder, that you should remember the predictions of the holy prophets and the commandment of the Lord and Savior through your apostles, knowing this … Continue reading Not Desiring that any Should Perish

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