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The Grace Empowered Christian Life

1 CORINTHIANS 15:10 – But by the grace of God I am what I am, and his grace toward me was not in vain. On the contrary, I worked harder than any of them, though it was not I, but the grace of God that is with me. THEME OF THE DAY. THE GRACE-EMPOWERED CHRISTIAN LIFE. Every Christian knows salvation is by…

Busyness And Sound Theology

LUKE 10:38-42 – Now as they went on their way, Jesus entered a village. And a woman named Martha welcomed him into her house. 39 And she had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet and listened to his teaching. 40 But Martha was distracted with much serving. And she went up to him and said, “Lord, do you…

Responding To Loving Correction

PSALM 142:5 – Let a righteous man strike me—it is a kindness; let him rebuke me—it is oil for my head; let my head not refuse it . . . THEME OF THE DAY. RESPONDING TO LOVING CORRECTION. Let’s be honest. No one likes to be told we are wrong, in need of correction, or have something addressed in our lives that…

Answering The Call To Follow Jesus

Luke 9:57-62 – As they were going along the road, someone said to him, “I will follow you wherever you go.” 58 And Jesus said to him, “Foxes have holes, and birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay his head.” 59 To another he said, “Follow me.” But he said, “Lord, let me first…

The Making Of A Spiritual Soldier

MATTHEW 4:1-11 -1 Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. 2 And after fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. 3 And the tempter came and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, command these stones to become loaves of bread.” 4 But he answered, “It is…

The Choices Before Us

HEBREWS 11:24-26 – By faith Moses, when he was grown up, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh’s daughter, choosing rather to be mistreated with the people of God than to enjoy the fleeting pleasures of sin. He considered the reproach of Christ greater wealth than the treasures of Egypt, for he was looking to the reward. THEME OF THE DAY.…