Your Word to Me

Luke 1:26-38 NIV In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. The angel went to her and said, “Greetings, you who are highly favored! … Continue reading Your Word to Me

He Shook Out His Garments

Acts 18:5-6 ESV “When Silas and Timothy arrived from Macedonia, Paul was occupied with the word, testifying to the Jews that the Christ was Jesus. And when they opposed and reviled him, he shook out his garments and said to them, ‘Your blood be on your own heads! I am innocent. From now on I … Continue reading He Shook Out His Garments

You Must Say “Yes” to Jesus

And the Word was God John 1:1-5 NIV “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. In him was life, and that life was … Continue reading You Must Say “Yes” to Jesus

For the Joy Set Before Us

Hebrews 12:2-3 ESV “Looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God. Consider him who endured from sinners such hostility against himself, so that you may not … Continue reading For the Joy Set Before Us

As Each Part Works Together

Summary 1 Corinthians 12:1-13 If we are in Christ Jesus, by genuine God-given faith in Christ, not only have we died with Christ to sin and been raised with Christ to newness of life in him to be lived for his glory, but we are now indwelt with the Holy Spirit of God, and now … Continue reading As Each Part Works Together

But the People are Divided

They Poisoned Their Minds Acts 14:1-2 ESV “Now at Iconium they entered together into the Jewish synagogue and spoke in such a way that a great number of both Jews and Greeks believed. But the unbelieving Jews stirred up the Gentiles and poisoned their minds against the brothers.” When we are following Jesus Christ in … Continue reading But the People are Divided

The Calling to Which you Have Been Called

Ephesians 4:1-3 ESV “I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.” Walk in … Continue reading The Calling to Which you Have Been Called

The Evidence Against You

James 5:1-6 ESV “Come now, you rich, weep and howl for the miseries that are coming upon you. Your riches have rotted and your garments are moth-eaten. Your gold and silver have corroded, and their corrosion will be evidence against you and will eat your flesh like fire. You have laid up treasure in the … Continue reading The Evidence Against You

A Life Transformation

Colossians 2:8 ESV “See to it that no one takes you captive by philosophy and empty deceit, according to human tradition, according to the elemental spirits of the world, and not according to Christ.” If we are following Jesus Christ with our lives wholeheartedly, if we are walking in obedience to his commands, and daily … Continue reading A Life Transformation

A Struggle I Have for You

Colossians 2:1-7 ESV “For I want you to know how great a struggle I have for you and for those at Laodicea and for all who have not seen me face to face, that their hearts may be encouraged, being knit together in love, to reach all the riches of full assurance of understanding and … Continue reading A Struggle I Have for You