Making a Good Showing

Galatians 6:11-13 ESV See with what large letters I am writing to you with my own hand. It is those who want to make a good showing in the flesh who would force you to be circumcised, and only in order that they may not be persecuted for the cross of Christ. For even those … Continue reading Making a Good Showing

When Awakened

Philippians 2:14-16 ESV Do all things without grumbling or disputing, that you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and twisted generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world, holding fast to the word of life, so that in the day of Christ I … Continue reading When Awakened

Willing and Obedient

Isaiah 1:10 ESV Hear the word of the Lord, you rulers of Sodom! Give ear to the teaching of our God, you people of Gomorrah! Sodom and Gomorrah are names which are synonymous with sexual immorality, perversion, homosexuality, rebellion, arrogance and apathy. Nonetheless, literal Sodom and literal Gomorrah are not who are being addressed here. … Continue reading Willing and Obedient

Who’s in Control?

Titus 2:1 ESV But as for you, teach what accords with sound doctrine. All of us, who are in Christ Jesus, by faith in him, are teachers of the Word in one way or another. We may not all have the gift of teaching, but we teach others every day by our own lifestyles, by … Continue reading Who’s in Control?

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