THE CHRIST EFFECT

As dying, and behold we live; as chastened, and yet not killed” (2 Corinthians 6:9). “But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellence of the power may be of God and not of us. We are hard-pressed on every side, yet not crushed; we are perplexed, …

LOVE IS

Love suffers long and is kind; love does not envy; love does not parade itself, is not puffed up; does not behave rudely, does not seek its own, is not provoked, thinks no evil; does not rejoice in iniquity, but rejoices in the truth; bears …

NEW THINGS

Thus says God the Lord, Who created the heavens and stretched them out, Who spread forth the earth and that which comes from it, Who gives breath to the people on it, and spirit to those who walk on it: “I, the Lord, have called …

WORKING OUT DIFFERENCES PT. 2

Be fruitful and multiply; fill the earth and subdue it; have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the air, and over every living thing that moves on the earth (Genesis 1:28). “Then God said, ‘let Us make man in Our …

WORKING OUT DIFFERENCES

In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world (John 16:33). In working out differences, we have a positive and an often perceived negative. I would like for you to look at working out differences as positives. …

THE PRECIOUSNESS OF CHRIST

For this reason we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to ask that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding (Colossians 1:9). In Paul’s epistle (letter) to …

UNREQUITED LOVE

For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him …

DETERMINED IN THE FACE OF TRIAL

Now Jesus, going up to Jerusalem, took the twelve disciples aside on the road and said to them, “Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be betrayed to the chief priests and to the scribes; and they will condemn …

THE ENCROACHING DARKNESS

Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil (Ephesians 6:11). The following scriptures tell us much about our position in the Lord and our responsibility as believers in Christ. Paul first commands us …

TRAINING FOR THE JOURNEY

And behold, a man of God went from Judah to Bethel by the word of the Lord (1 Kings 13:1). “And behold, a man of God went from Judah to Bethel by the word of the Lord” (1 Kings 13:1). In this statement we see …