Walk to Please God 1 Thessalonians 4:1-2 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 … Continue reading Not Called us For Impurity
The Attitude of Our Minds
Ephesians 4:17-19 ESV “Now this I say and testify in the Lord, that you must no longer walk as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their minds. They are darkened in their understanding, alienated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them, due to their hardness of heart. They … Continue reading The Attitude of Our Minds
Give it All Up!
“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.” Ephesians 5:1-2 ESV This is a tall order, to be imitators of God, but this is what we are commanded to do. And, to imitate God … Continue reading Give it All Up!
Not Even a Hint
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. The word “therefore,” refers back to something that was said previously. So, when a sentence begins with “therefore,” we should go back and … Continue reading Not Even a Hint
Assuming You Have Heard
Ephesians 4:17-24 ESV Now this I say and testify in the Lord, that you must no longer walk as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their minds. They are darkened in their understanding, alienated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them, due to their hardness of heart. They … Continue reading Assuming You Have Heard
Love or Lust?
An Original Work / August 11, 2019 Love or lust? Do you know? What’s your answer? Does it show? Who gets hurt? Do you care? Others’ feelings You aware? Selfish fling? It’s your thing? Nowhere honest, You’re the king? Private chats Behind backs. Keep things hidden. No one cracks? Selfish gain Is your chain. Self’s … Continue reading Love or Lust?
She Swallowed a Spider
James 3:1-5a ESV Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers, for you know that we who teach will be judged with greater strictness. For we all stumble in many ways. And if anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a perfect man, able also to bridle his whole body. If … Continue reading She Swallowed a Spider
Put Off / Put On
“I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.” Eph. 4:1-3 ESV To what … Continue reading Put Off / Put On
Believers in Jesus Christ: Is God always pleased with us, no matter what we do? Now that we have been saved, by God’s grace, through faith in Jesus Christ, when God looks at us, can he see when we sin against him? Or, does he only see Jesus? Can we believe in Jesus Christ, and … Continue reading It Matters!
Closer to God
Do you ever have times in your life when you feel… well, maybe you don’t even know what you feel exactly, or you don’t know how to express it. But, you know you want to go deeper with God. You want more of him in your life, i.e. more of his life being lived out … Continue reading Closer to God