Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

Character

Christian character is the characteristics of a Christian striving to follow Christ’s example.

Being A Wise Counselor

JOB 16:1-4 – Then Job answered and said: “I have heard many such things; miserable comforters are you all. Shall windy words have an end? Or what provokes you that you answer? I also could speak as you do, if you were in my place; I could join words together against you and shake my head at you.”   THEME OF THE…

The Miserable Christian

JOB 14:22 – He feels only the pain of his own body, and he mourns only for himself.”   THEME OF THE DAY:  THE MISERABLE CHRISTIAN. Today’s scripture is the heart cry from Job.  It occurs toward the middle of the Old Testament book bearing his name.  Job is hurting.  Job is complaining.  Job is lamenting. By now in the story of Job,…

It’s Not Just A Humbling Story

JOHN 13:12-17 – When he had washed their feet and put on his outer garments and resumed his place, he said to them, “Do you understand what I have done to you? You call me Teacher and Lord, and you are right, for so I am. If I then, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash…

Happy Are The Chastened

JOB 5:17-19 – “Behold, blessed is the one whom God reproves; therefore despise not the discipline of the Almighty. For he wounds, but he binds up; he shatters, but his hands heal. 19 He will deliver you from six troubles; in seven no evil shall touch you.”   THEME OF THE DAY:  HAPPY ARE THE CHASTENED.  The theme we read of in…

Live Ready For That Great Day

2 PETER 3:8-14 – But do not overlook this one fact, beloved, that with the Lord one day is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day. The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance. But the…