With the Same Way of Thinking

1 Peter 4:1-5 ESV “Since therefore Christ suffered in the flesh, arm yourselves with the same way of thinking, for whoever has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin, so as to live for the rest of the time in the flesh no longer for human passions but for the will of God. For … Continue reading With the Same Way of Thinking

Living Lives Fully Pleasing to Christ

Colossians 1:9-14 ESV “And so, from the day we heard, we have not ceased to pray for you, asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, so as to walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to him: bearing fruit in every … Continue reading Living Lives Fully Pleasing to Christ

Turn the Corner

Turn the corner, don’t look back,Time was spent enough in slack.Look to future, look to God Now no longer be a fraud. Now be honest, tell the truth,And no longer be uncouth.Now obey your Lord’s commandsAnd no longer serve your hands. Be a witness, testifyThat of your sins you did die.Tell the people, tell them … Continue reading Turn the Corner

A People for God’s Own Possession

1 Peter 2:1-3 ESV “So put away all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander. Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual milk, that by it you may grow up into salvation— if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is good.” This message is for Christians and for those … Continue reading A People for God’s Own Possession

We Must Do the Works of Jesus

John 14:12-14 ESV “Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever believes in me will also do the works that I do; and greater works than these will he do, because I am going to the Father. Whatever you ask in my name, this I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. … Continue reading We Must Do the Works of Jesus

Lead Me in Your Truth and Teach Me

Psalms 25:4-5 ESV “Make me to know your ways, O Lord; teach me your paths. Lead me in your truth and teach me, for you are the God of my salvation; for you I wait all the day long.” The object of God’s saving grace in our lives is not just so we can be … Continue reading Lead Me in Your Truth and Teach Me

Open the Eyes That are Blind

Isaiah 42:5-9 ESV See also Isaiah 61; Luke 4:16-21; Acts 26:18 “Thus says God, the Lord, who created the heavens and stretched them out, who spread out the earth and what comes from it, who gives breath to the people on it and spirit to those who walk in it: ‘I am the Lord; I … Continue reading Open the Eyes That are Blind