1 Peter 4:7-9 NIV “The end of all things is near. Therefore be alert and of sober mind so that you may pray. Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling.” I believe that anyone living in 2021 who has any knowledge … Continue reading Faithful Stewards of God’s Grace
1 Peter 1:1-2 NIV “Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, “To God’s elect, exiles scattered throughout the provinces of Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia and Bithynia, who have been chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through the sanctifying work of the Spirit, to be obedient to Jesus Christ and sprinkled with his blood: … Continue reading The Proven Genuineness of Your Faith
Isaiah 1:4 NIV “Woe to the sinful nation, a people whose guilt is great, a brood of evildoers, children given to corruption! They have forsaken the Lord; they have spurned the Holy One of Israel and turned their backs on him.” The nation, in this case, is a spiritual nation, not a physical one, for … Continue reading Who’s in Control of Your Life?
Micah 6:1-2 NIV Listen to what the Lord says: “Stand up, plead my case before the mountains; let the hills hear what you have to say. “Hear, you mountains, the Lord’s accusation; listen, you everlasting foundations of the earth. For the Lord has a case against his people; he is lodging a charge against Israel.” … Continue reading The Lord has a Case
Titus 2:11-14 NIV “For the grace of God has appeared that offers salvation to all people. It teaches us to say ‘No’ to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this present age, while we wait for the blessed hope—the appearing of the glory of our great God and … Continue reading Say “No!” to Ungodliness
1 Thessalonians 5:1-3 NIV “Now, brothers and sisters, about times and dates we do not need to write to you, for you know very well that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night. While people are saying, ‘Peace and safety,’ destruction will come on them suddenly, as labor pains … Continue reading While People are Saying
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!
1 Corinthians 13:1-3 NIV “If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, … Continue reading Rejoicing with the Truth
Psalms 85:1-3 NIV “You, Lord, showed favor to your land; you restored the fortunes of Jacob. You forgave the iniquity of your people and covered all their sins. You set aside all your wrath and turned from your fierce anger.” Jesus Christ came into the world to save sinners, but not just to forgive them … Continue reading Love and Faithfulness
John 14:1-4 NIV “Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me. My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, … Continue reading Are You Troubled?