That I May Share in His Sufferings

Philippians 3:8-11 ESV “Indeed, I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have suffered the loss of all things and count them as rubbish, in order that I may gain Christ and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own … Continue reading That I May Share in His Sufferings

Are You Ashamed of Jesus and His Words?

Luke 9:23-26 NIV “Then he said to them all: ‘Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me. For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for me will save it. What good is it for someone to gain … Continue reading Are You Ashamed of Jesus and His Words?

Traffic Jam

Stopped up traffic, where to go? Where’s the answers? Do you know? Pitter-patter, quick and light, Truth has taken a big flight. Easy road takes you around, Where the truth not to be found. Flitter-flatter, do their tricks, Play their games and pick up sticks. All’s a game, they do the same, Lies they tell … Continue reading Traffic Jam

Are You Wise or Foolish?

Proverbs 9:1-6 ESV “Wisdom has built her house; she has hewn her seven pillars. She has slaughtered her beasts; she has mixed her wine; she has also set her table. She has sent out her young women to call from the highest places in the town, ‘Whoever is simple, let him turn in here!’ To … Continue reading Are You Wise or Foolish?

Letting No One Deceive You

Ephesians 5:3-4 ESV “But sexual immorality and all impurity or covetousness must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints. Let there be no filthiness nor foolish talk nor crude joking, which are out of place, but instead let there be thanksgiving.” When we believe in Jesus Christ with genuine God-given faith … Continue reading Letting No One Deceive You

Become Partakers of the Divine Nature

2 Peter 1:1-2 ESV “Simeon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, “To those who have obtained a faith of equal standing with ours by the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ: “May grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord.” What does … Continue reading Become Partakers of the Divine Nature

The Narrow Gate is Not Wide

Matthew 7:13-14 ESV “Enter by the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the way is easy that leads to destruction, and those who enter by it are many. For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that leads to life, and those who find it are few.” The Narrow Gate If … Continue reading The Narrow Gate is Not Wide

Growing to Maturity in Christ Jesus

Jesus Christ, our Savior Jesus Christ is the only begotten Son of God. But he is also God, the second person of our triune God – Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. He is our creator God. As God had always planned, Christ left his throne in heaven, he came to earth, and he was born … Continue reading Growing to Maturity in Christ Jesus

Do Not Walk in the Way with Them

Proverbs 1:7 ESV “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge; fools despise wisdom and instruction.” The Beginning of Knowledge To fear the Lord is to believe him, to believe his words, to take them seriously, to take them to heart and to walk in obedience to his instructions to us, his body. … Continue reading Do Not Walk in the Way with Them

Tell-Tale Signs

The tell-tale signs of liars lies Are often seen within their eyes. Their body language tells a lot When they are then put on the spot. They will not look you in the eyes, Or else they’ll put on a disguise. Pretending is part of their game, They shift from truth and others blame. Forgetful … Continue reading Tell-Tale Signs