Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

Character

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

Why Do We Go to Church?

PSALM 27:4-One thing have I asked of the Lord, that will I seek after: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to gaze upon the beauty of the Lord and to inquire in his temple.” Stop and think of the various reasons we get upon a Sunday morning and go to a gathering…

The Lord Jesus: Our Everything

PSALM 18:1-2-I love you, O Lord, my strength. The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.” Nine. Yes, nine .Check me out yourself. Count the number of times David personalizes his relationship with the Lord by the pronoun “my”. Wow!…

Hang In There

1 THESSALONIANS 5:23-24 – Now may the God of peace himself sanctify you completely, and may your whole spirit and soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. He who calls you is faithful; he will surely do it.” The man known as the “Prince of Preachers” and arguably one of the greatest servants the Lord…

Don’t Go There

PROVERBS 26:4 – Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest you be like him yourself.” It is a place no Christian should go. It produces nothing of edifying value, but it can cause significant relational and spiritual damage to others and ourselves. And it is a place easy to visit. All it takes is to be in a situation that…

Defining the Christian Life

2 TIMOTHY 4:7–I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.” What we find in today’s scripture is the Apostle Paul’s last will and testimony. He knows his departure from this life is before him. The sunset of fighting his many spiritual foes looms on the horizon. The finish line of his exhausting race appears…