Do You Desire Jesus Christ?

Colossians 3:1-4 ESV “If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. … Continue reading Do You Desire Jesus Christ?

Only the One Doing God’s Will

Romans 6:1-6 ESV “What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin that grace may abound? By no means! How can we who died to sin still live in it? Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? We were buried … Continue reading Only the One Doing God’s Will

Clean Hands and Pure Hearts

Psalms 24:3-4 ESV “Who shall ascend the hill of the Lord? And who shall stand in his holy place? He who has clean hands and a pure heart, who does not lift up his soul to what is false and does not swear deceitfully.” Under the Old Covenant, the hill of the Lord became physical … Continue reading Clean Hands and Pure Hearts

What Ought You To Be?

2 Peter 3:10-16 ESV “But the day of the Lord will come like a thief, and then the heavens will pass away with a roar, and the heavenly bodies will be burned up and dissolved, and the earth and the works that are done on it will be exposed. “Since all these things are thus … Continue reading What Ought You To Be?

If Today You Hear His voice

Psalms 95:1-5 ESV “Oh come, let us sing to the Lord; let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation! Let us come into his presence with thanksgiving; let us make a joyful noise to him with songs of praise! For the Lord is a great God, and a great King above … Continue reading If Today You Hear His voice

Wake Up and Love Others

Romans 13:8-10 ESV “Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law. For the commandments, ‘You shall not commit adultery, You shall not murder, You shall not steal, You shall not covet,’ and any other commandment, are summed up in this word: ‘You shall love … Continue reading Wake Up and Love Others

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 Righteous Who Keep Faith

Isaiah 26:1-4 ESV “In that day this song will be sung in the land of Judah: “We have a strong city; he sets up salvation as walls and bulwarks. Open the gates, that the righteous nation that keeps faith may enter in. You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because … Continue reading The Righteous Who Keep Faith

The One Believing and the One Not Obeying

John 3:36 ESV “Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life; whoever does not obey the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God remains on him.” Literal translation: “The one believing in the Son has life eternal. The one not obeying the Son, however, will not see life, but the wrath of … Continue reading The One Believing and the One Not Obeying