Encourage the Body of Christ

Jesus Christ, God the Son, had just been crucified on a cross for our sins, and on the third day he was resurrected from the dead by God the Father. After his resurrection Jesus appeared to some of the women, who had followed him prior to his death, and to his disciples, and to many … Continue reading Encourage the Body of Christ

With All Your Heart, Soul, and Mind

Matthew 22:34-40 ESV “But when the Pharisees heard that he had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together. And one of them, a lawyer, asked him a question to test him. ‘Teacher, which is the great commandment in the Law?’ And he said to him, ‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart … Continue reading With All Your Heart, Soul, and Mind

Living God’s Word Day to Day

Deuteronomy 6:4-5 ESV (See also Matthew 22:37) “Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might.” The Lord our God is the one and only true God. Although he exists in three … Continue reading Living God’s Word Day to Day

This is the Love of God

That We Keep His Commandments 1 John 5:1-3 ESV “Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has been born of God, and everyone who loves the Father loves whoever has been born of him. By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and obey his commandments. For … Continue reading This is the Love of God

Giving it All to Him

I Know Your Works Revelation 2:1-3 ESV “To the angel of the church in Ephesus write: ‘The words of him who holds the seven stars in his right hand, who walks among the seven golden lampstands. “‘I know your works, your toil and your patient endurance, and how you cannot bear with those who are … Continue reading Giving it All to Him

With Those Who Love Him

Deuteronomy 7:1-5 ESV “When the Lord your God brings you into the land that you are entering to take possession of it… You shall not intermarry with them, giving your daughters to their sons or taking their daughters for your sons, for they would turn away your sons from following me, to serve other gods. … Continue reading With Those Who Love Him

You Shall Talk of Them

Deuteronomy 6:1-3 ESV “Now this is the commandment—the statutes and the rules—that the Lord your God commanded me to teach you, that you may do them in the land to which you are going over, to possess it, that you may fear the Lord your God, you and your son and your son's son, by … Continue reading You Shall Talk of Them