Saving and Losing

Luke 9:23 ESV “And he said to all, ‘If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.’” Faith in Jesus Christ is not just words we say. It is not a one-time decision to believe in Jesus which guarantees us heaven when we die regardless … Continue reading Saving and Losing

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

Oh, To Be Like Jesus

Romans 12:1-2 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. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what … Continue reading Oh, To Be Like Jesus

God Desires All People to be Saved

Video Talk 1 Timothy 2:1-7 ESV “First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way. This is good, and it is pleasing in … Continue reading God Desires All People to be Saved

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

In Reverent Fear He Obeyed

Matthew 24:37-39 ESV “For as were the days of Noah, so will be the coming of the Son of Man. For as in those days before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day when Noah entered the ark, and they were unaware until the flood came and … Continue reading In Reverent Fear He Obeyed

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?

Following Jesus’ Example

Suffering Unjustly 1 Peter 2:18-20 ESV “Servants, be subject to your masters with all respect, not only to the good and gentle but also to the unjust. For this is a gracious thing, when, mindful of God, one endures sorrows while suffering unjustly. For what credit is it if, when you sin and are beaten … Continue reading Following Jesus’ Example

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