Riverside Peace

Philippians 2:1-2 ESV “So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy, complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind.” In Christ Jesus So, for this to work, we have … Continue reading Riverside Peace

Deceived by Empty Talk?

Ephesians 5:1-2 ESV Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God. Jesus Christ, the second person of our triune God – Father, Son and Holy Spirit, left his throne in heaven, came to earth, … Continue reading Deceived by Empty Talk?

Have This Mind

Philippians 2:5-11 ESV Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied himself, by taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men. And being found in … Continue reading Have This Mind

Holy and Acceptable

Romans 12:1-2 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. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what … Continue reading Holy and Acceptable

True to The Cross

Philippians 2:1-4 ESV Therefore if there is any encouragement in Christ, if there is any consolation of love, if there is any fellowship of the Spirit, if any affection and compassion, make my joy complete by being of the same mind, maintaining the same love, united in spirit, intent on one purpose. Do nothing from … Continue reading True to The Cross

Charlatans

A Charlatan is an impostor, a fake, a fraud, a swindler and a con artist; “one making usually showy pretenses to knowledge or ability” (M-W Dictionary). And, a fraud is one who deceives, schemes and tricks others with his lies; with his pretenses and his clever stories he makes up. And fraud, itself, is “deceit, … Continue reading Charlatans