Lies May Sound Good, But…

And Walk in LoveEphesians 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.” As the beloved children of God, we are to be becoming like Jesus in thought, word, and deed. For, if … Continue reading Lies May Sound Good, But…

Let God’s Will be Done

Romans 12:9-13 ESV “Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good. Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor. Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord. Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. Contribute to … Continue reading Let God’s Will be Done

Not Cookie-Cutter Christianity

1 John 3:11-12 ESV “For this is the message that you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another. We should not be like Cain, who was of the evil one and murdered his brother. And why did he murder him? Because his own deeds were evil and his brother's righteous.” The … Continue reading Not Cookie-Cutter Christianity

Common Sharing in the Spirit

Philippians 2:1-4 NIV “Therefore if you have any encouragement from being united with Christ, if any comfort from his love, if any common sharing in the Spirit, if any tenderness and compassion, then make my joy complete by being like-minded, having the same love, being one in spirit and of one mind. Do nothing out … Continue reading Common Sharing in the Spirit

Love and Faithfulness

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

Bless as We are Blessed

1 Peter 3:8-9 ESV “Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind. Do not repay evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary, bless, for to this you were called, that you may obtain a blessing.” Unity of Mind Unity of mind … Continue reading Bless as We are Blessed

God’s Steadfast Love

Psalm 36:1-4 ESV “Transgression speaks to the wicked deep in his heart; there is no fear of God before his eyes. For he flatters himself in his own eyes that his iniquity cannot be found out and hated. The words of his mouth are trouble and deceit; he has ceased to act wisely and do … Continue reading God’s Steadfast Love