Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ



Proverbs 1:2-7 – To know wisdom and instruction, to understand words of insight, to receive instruction in wise dealing, in righteousness, justice, and equity; to give prudence to the simple, knowledge and discretion to the youth —
Let the wise hear and increase in learning, and the one who understands obtain guidance, to understand a proverb and a saying, the words of the wise and their riddles.

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge; fools despise wisdom and instruction.

The Mark Of A Christian

JOHN 13:34-35 – A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.” THEME OF THE DAY. THE MARK OF A CHRISTIAN. Ever been hurt, criticized, dealt with unkindly,…

The Requirement For Abundant Fruit-Bearing

Every Christian wants to bear spiritual fruit for God’s glory. Such a desire is implanted at new birth. When we became Christians, the yearning to serve the Lord and produce fruit for Him was given to us. And Jesus tells us in John 15, we will bear fruit, but there are a couple things about fruit-bearing we must acknowledge and understand.

It Happens So Quickly

EXODUS 32:7-8 – And the Lord said to Moses, “Go down, for your people, whom you brought up out of the land of Egypt, have corrupted themselves. They have turned aside quickly out of the way that I commanded them.” THEME OF THE DAY. IT HAPPENS SO QUICKLY. It doesn’t take long. In fact, it may happen fast. And it requires no…

Fighting For Christ’s Supremacy

Psalm 73:25 – Whom have I in heaven but You? And there is nothing on earth that I desire besides You. THEME OF THE DAY. FIGHTING FOR CHRIST’S SUPREMACY. I think we would be hard-pressed to find a more appropriate verse than today’s scripture as the goal and daily pursuit in the Christian life. Is it not the cry of our hearts…

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…