We All Stumble

James 3:1-2 ESV “Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers, for you know that we who teach will be judged with greater strictness. For we all stumble in many ways. And if anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a perfect man, able also to bridle his whole body.” The … Continue reading We All Stumble

In Holiness and Honor

1 Thessalonians 4:1-8 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 In Holiness and Honor

Practice All These Qualities

“But as for you, teach what accords with sound doctrine.” Titus 2:1 ESV What is sound doctrine? With so many different translations and interpretations of scripture out there in the world, how do we know which one is correct? How do we judge who is right and who is wrong? Well, first of all we … Continue reading Practice All These Qualities

The Grace of God

“For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people, training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in the present age, waiting for our blessed hope, the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ, who gave himself for us … Continue reading The Grace of God

Called to Suffer

In what ways have you been called to suffer in this life? What difference did that suffering make in your life? Did it make you bitter or better? Did it produce in you life or death, or both? Did you run to God or away from God? Did it teach you to love or to … Continue reading Called to Suffer

The Gift

When you hear the phrase, “The grace of God,” what comes to mind? What is grace, in fact? And, if you accept God’s grace into your life, what does that mean? What does that look like exactly? The Lord Jesus led me to read Titus 2:11-14 (ESV). “For the grace of God has appeared, bringing … Continue reading The Gift

Gospel of Grace

Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 7:20 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Songs in the Night.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read various scriptures on the subject of the gospel of God’s grace (NASB). The Gospel Message (Acts 26:16-18) But get up and stand on your feet; for this … Continue reading Gospel of Grace

Contract Workers

Friday, February 10, 2017, 10:07 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “My Sheep.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Titus 1 (NASB). Bondservants of Christ (vv. 1-4) Paul, a bond-servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ, for the faith of those chosen of God and the … Continue reading Contract Workers