Living Lives Pleasing to God

Ephesians 5:1-2 NIV “Follow God’s example, therefore, as dearly loved children and walk in the way of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.” We read in the previous chapter that we, as believers in Jesus Christ, were created to be like … Continue reading Living Lives Pleasing to God

Walk to Please Him

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 through the Lord Jesus.” … Continue reading Walk to Please Him

And Without Faith

Hebrews 11:6 ESV “And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.” This word “faith,” in the original Greek, is “pistis.” It means belief, trust, confidence, fidelity and faithfulness. And, it means to be persuaded … Continue reading And Without Faith

Living Life Above Reproach

The Knowledge of His Will Colossians 1:9-12 ESV “And so, from the day we heard, we have not ceased to pray for you, asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, so as to walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to … Continue reading Living Life Above Reproach

God’s Escape Plan

God Was Not Pleased I Corinthians 10:1-5 ESV “For I do not want you to be unaware, brothers, that our fathers were all under the cloud, and all passed through the sea, and all were baptized into Moses in the cloud and in the sea, and all ate the same spiritual food, and all drank … Continue reading God’s Escape Plan

Is God Pleased with You?

“For I do not want you to be unaware, brothers, that our fathers were all under the cloud, and all passed through the sea, and all were baptized into Moses in the cloud and in the sea, and all ate the same spiritual food, and all drank the same spiritual drink. For they drank from … Continue reading Is God Pleased with You?

Aim to Please Him

2 Corinthians 5:1-5 ESV For we know that if the tent that is our earthly home is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens. For in this tent we groan, longing to put on our heavenly dwelling, if indeed by putting it on we may … Continue reading Aim to Please Him

Do Your Best

“Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth” (2 Tim. 2:15NIV). This song is based off 2 Timothy 2. It begins with a call to be strong and to endure hardship for your Lord. It … Continue reading Do Your Best