Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

Thought of the day—

In the daily living of the Christian life, we must always see ourselves as God sees us – ‘in Christ.’ When we obey, we are ‘in Christ’. When we grow complacent and sin, we are still ‘in Christ.’ Our Christian performance or lack of doesn’t alter our position in Christ. And this position is all of God the Father. He placed us in His Son; He adopted us in His Son, and will never disown us. Such an understanding doesn’t’ lead us to loose living and sin. It produces within us disciplined living and holiness (1 Corinthians 1:30; Ephesians 1:3-6).


Our Lord’s Instruction on Prayer Part 10

Matthew 6:9-13 – Pray then like this:  “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Conduct and characteristics:…


Daily Nugget

The Whole Of The Christian Life

Psalm 73:25 – Whom have I in heaven but You? And earth has nothing I desire besides You! THEME OF THE DAY. THE WHOLE OF THE CHRISTIAN LIFE. If I were restricted to one sentence describing today’s nugget theme, it would be this . . . “The whole of the Christian life is an ongoing relationship of holy intimacy with Jesus Christ…

We Will Do One Or The Other Today

John 3:30 – “He must increase, but I must decrease.” THEME OF THE DAY. WE WILL DO ONE OR THE OTHER TODAY. Today’s scripture is the words of John the Baptist. And these are not just historical words recorded in the Bible. Since they were uttered, they have become the “either/or” of the Christian life. Every action we take; every situation we…

Are We Burdened For The Church?

2 Corinthians 11:28 – And apart from other things, there is the daily pressure on me of my anxiety for all the churches. THEME OF THE DAY. ARE WE BURDENED FOR THE CHURCH? A little confession and disclosure time. Some people have asked me, “Jim, how do you write these nuggets and how can you do so many?” First of all, there…

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