They Will Think Us Peculiar

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.” When you think of worship, what comes to mind? When I hear other Christians speak of worship of God, primarily what I hear … Continue reading They Will Think Us Peculiar

You’re Standing Firm? Be Careful!

Psalms 95:6-7 NIV “Come, let us bow down in worship, let us kneel before the Lord our Maker; for he is our God and we are the people of his pasture, the flock under his care.” When I think of us worshipping our Lord, what always comes to mind is this: “Therefore, I urge you, … Continue reading You’re Standing Firm? Be Careful!

Surrendered to God

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.” Surrender As followers of Jesus Christ, our lives are to be surrendered to our Lord unequivocally. There is not to be “wiggle room” … Continue reading Surrendered to God

Before It’s Too Late

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.” When you think of worship of God, what comes to mind immediately? In America, the response I often get is this image of … Continue reading Before It’s Too Late

Renewal of Minds

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.” This appeal is not only to those who are truly in Christ, by genuine God-given faith in Jesus Christ, but to those who … Continue reading Renewal of Minds

Listen to The Lord

Blameless and Innocent Philippians 2:14-15 ESV “Do all things without grumbling or disputing, that you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and twisted generation…” Right now we are going through a difficult time in our nations across the globe. Some people and some nations have … Continue reading Listen to The Lord

Called According to His Will

Ephesians 1:1-2 ESV “Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To the saints who are in Ephesus, and are faithful in Christ Jesus: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.” What is written in this book of Ephesians is a letter that Paul wrote … Continue reading Called According to His Will

How Things Look

But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look on his appearance or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him. For the Lord sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart.” 1 Samuel 16:7 ESV Putting on Masks How a person … Continue reading How Things Look

Who Do You Say?

Matthew 16:13-17 ESV Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” And they said, “Some say John the Baptist, others say Elijah, and others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” He said to them, “But who do you say … Continue reading Who Do You Say?

Chosen for What?

Ephesians 1:3-6 ESV Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places, even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him. In love he predestined us … Continue reading Chosen for What?