Enduring the Cross for the Joy

Hebrews 12:1-2 ESV “Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy … Continue reading Enduring the Cross for the Joy

Don’t Be Brought into Slavery

Galatians 2:4-5 ESV “Yet because of false brothers secretly brought in—who slipped in to spy out our freedom that we have in Christ Jesus, so that they might bring us into slavery— to them we did not yield in submission even for a moment, so that the truth of the gospel might be preserved for … Continue reading Don’t Be Brought into Slavery

Minds Set on the Flesh or the Spirit?

Romans 8:1-4 ESV “There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death. For God has done what the law, weakened by the flesh, could not do. By sending his … Continue reading Minds Set on the Flesh or the Spirit?

Making it Clear

Colossians 4:2-4 ESV “Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving. At the same time, pray also for us, that God may open to us a door for the word, to declare the mystery of Christ, on account of which I am in prison— that I may make it clear, which is how … Continue reading Making it Clear

The Lord Hears Our Weeping

James 5:1-6 ESV “Come now, you rich, weep and howl for the miseries that are coming upon you. Your riches have rotted and your garments are moth-eaten. Your gold and silver have corroded, and their corrosion will be evidence against you and will eat your flesh like fire. You have laid up treasure in the … Continue reading The Lord Hears Our Weeping

Dealing with Injustices

Philippians 4:4-7 ESV “Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice. Let your reasonableness be known to everyone. The Lord is at hand; do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses … Continue reading Dealing with Injustices

Their god is their Belly

Philippians 3:17-21 ESV “Brothers, join in imitating me, and keep your eyes on those who walk according to the example you have in us. For many, of whom I have often told you and now tell you even with tears, walk as enemies of the cross of Christ. Their end is destruction, their god is … Continue reading Their god is their Belly

Be Shaped by Christ, not by the World

Romans 12:1 ESV “I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.” This appeal is not a mere suggestion. It is an exhortation, a summons, an admonishment, a holy urging to all of us to … Continue reading Be Shaped by Christ, not by the World

This is Not of Our Own Doing

Ephesians 2:8-10 ESV “For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast. For we are HIS WORKMANSHIP, created in Christ Jesus FOR GOOD WORKS, which God prepared beforehand, that WE should … Continue reading This is Not of Our Own Doing

Adulterous Eyes

An Original Work / April 30, 2022 Adulterous eyes are no surprise, The eyes of those who’re hypnotized By lusts of flesh and pride of life, Without concern for hurting wives. The lusts of eyes lead one to strife Against the God who gave them life, Lead some to sin habitually, So they not live … Continue reading Adulterous Eyes