Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ


Effective Christian Living Demands Heavenly-Minded Thinking

PHILIPPIANS 1:21-26 – For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain. If I am to live in the flesh, that means fruitful labor for me. Yet which I shall choose I cannot tell. I am hard pressed between the two. My desire is to depart and be with Christ, for that is far better. But to remain in…

The Place Humility Grows

PHILIPPIANS 2:5–11 – Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied himself, by taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men. And being found in human form, he humbled himself by becoming…

According To Our Desire

What are we passionate about in life?  What energizes us?  What holds great affection in our hearts? What drives us to expend exhausting effort in pursuing it because of the intense delight and enjoyment we gain from it?

Rejoice in the Lord Always

PHILIPPIANS 4:4 – Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice.”   THEME OF THE DAY:  REJOICE IN THE LORD ALWAYS.  The scripture reference of the day is not met with any resistance from us. It is something we take pleasure in doing – rejoicing in the Lord. He is worthy.  We are grateful.  He commands it.  We obey it. …