Created to be Like God

The Truth that is in Jesus Ephesians 4:21-24 ESV “But that is not the way you learned Christ! — assuming that you have heard about him and were taught in him, as the truth is in Jesus, to put off your old self, which belongs to your former manner of life and is corrupt through … Continue reading Created to be Like God

Whoever Follows Jesus Christ

The Light of Life John 8:12 ESV “Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, ‘I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life’.” Jesus is the light of the world. The light is righteousness and truth, and it is the gospel of our … Continue reading Whoever Follows Jesus Christ

Make Straight the Way of Jesus

Prepare the Way of the Lord Isaiah 40:3-5 ESV “A voice cries: ‘In the wilderness prepare the way of the Lord; make straight in the desert a highway for our God. Every valley shall be lifted up, and every mountain and hill be made low; the uneven ground shall become level, and the rough places … Continue reading Make Straight the Way of Jesus

Standing Against the Schemes of the Devil

The Whole Armor of God Ephesians 6:10-12 “Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the … Continue reading Standing Against the Schemes of the Devil

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

Desiring a Changed Life

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 Desiring a Changed Life

A Good Servant of Christ Jesus

The Apostle Paul wrote this as a letter to Timothy, but that doesn’t mean that some or all of it can’t be applied to our lives in some way. For, “All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped … Continue reading A Good Servant of Christ Jesus

We Wait in Hope for The Lord

Psalms 33:4-5 NIV “For the word of the Lord is right and true; he is faithful in all he does. The Lord loves righteousness and justice; the earth is full of his unfailing love.” In today’s world, especially, it is difficult to discern truth from lies, for so many people are lying to us from … Continue reading We Wait in Hope for The Lord

Endure Hardship as Discipline

Hebrews 12:4-6 NIV “In your struggle against sin, you have not yet resisted to the point of shedding your blood. And have you completely forgotten this word of encouragement that addresses you as a father addresses his son? It says, “’My son, do not make light of the Lord’s discipline, and do not lose heart … Continue reading Endure Hardship as Discipline