As followers of Jesus Christ, to love or to not love others is not an option that is on the table. We are obligated to love others with God’s love, because he, who is love, lives within us, and because he, who is love, loved us enough to die for us so that we might … Continue reading The Debt of Love
What is love? It can be many different things, depending on what type of love we are talking about. There is erotic or romantic love, and then there is friendship (companionship or brotherly) love, and I believe there is also a special kind of love a parent has for a child, and then there is … Continue reading Abide in Truth
(An allegory from real life) About three weeks ago, my husband and I each had to have a crown removed from a tooth in our mouths, and a new crown each was put on order. While we waited for the new (permanent) crowns to arrive, we were each given a temporary crown, which was not … Continue reading Breaking Free
Believers in Jesus Christ: Is God always pleased with us, no matter what we do? Now that we have been saved, by God’s grace, through faith in Jesus Christ, when God looks at us, can he see when we sin against him? Or, does he only see Jesus? Can we believe in Jesus Christ, and … Continue reading It Matters!
Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 4:33 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the songs “He Leadeth Me,” and “To My Beloved.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Ephesians 5 (Select vv. ESV). Walk in Love (vv. 1-2) Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. And walk in love, as Christ … Continue reading His Faithful Followers
Saturday, October 21, 2017, 3:34 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “To Be Like Him.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read 1 Corinthians 10 (quoting select vv. ESV). Examples for Us (vv. 6-10) Now these things took place as examples for us, that we might not desire evil … Continue reading Provoking Jealousy
Saturday, August 12, 2017, 7:18 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Full Release.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read 1 Corinthians 6 (Select vv. NASB). Lawsuits Among Believers (vv. 1-8) Does any one of you, when he has a case against his neighbor, dare to go to law … Continue reading Do You Not Know?