Giving it All

Psalm 103:1-5 ESV Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name! Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits, who forgives all your iniquity, who heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit, who crowns you with steadfast love and … Continue reading Giving it All

The Big Lie

Romans 12:1 ESV I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do you know that our salvation from sin is not a one-time experience which then guarantees us eternal life with God, no matter … Continue reading The Big Lie

Making it Our Practice

John 3:16 ESV For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. God the Father loved the people of this world so much that he sent his Son (God the Son) to the earth to take on human … Continue reading Making it Our Practice

Our Freedom in Christ

Introduction This passage of scripture in Romans 15, in context, is a continuation of the previous chapter, which addresses the subject of disputable matters among believers in Jesus Christ. It has to do with differences of belief with regard to matters of conscience and with respect to traditions, rituals, and religious ceremonies, but it is … Continue reading Our Freedom in Christ

It Never Changes

Hebrews 6:1-3 ESV Therefore let us leave the elementary doctrine of Christ and go on to maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works and of faith toward God, and of instruction about washings, the laying on of hands, the resurrection of the dead, and eternal judgment. And this we will do … Continue reading It Never Changes

Not Impurity, But Holiness

1 Thessalonians 4:1 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. Before we get into the “how to” walk (conduct our lives), and … Continue reading Not Impurity, But Holiness