Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

Repentance

Never Justifiable

PROVERBS 25:28-A man without self-control is like a city broken into and left without walls.” Christians are never without excuse if we lack self-controlled lives, in all areas of our lives, but especially in our speech. Yes, I know that is a tall order, but it is one we may obey because Christ in us ensures the power of self-control in us.…

What God Starts; God Finishes

PHILIPPIANS 1:6 – And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.” There are so many glorious truths about being a Christian. Here are a few; we are loved by God eternally; we are called children of God never to be abandoned; we are cared…

God Never Leads the Easy Way

EXODUS 13:17-18-When Pharaoh let the people go, God did not lead them by way of the land of the Philistines, although that was near. For God said, “Lest the people change their minds when they see war and return to Egypt.” But God led the people around by the way of the wilderness toward the Red Sea. And the people of Israel…

An Appointment We Will Keep

JOB 21:23-26-One dies in his full vigor, being wholly at ease and secure, his pails full of milk and the marrow of his bones moist. Another dies in bitterness of soul, never having tasted of prosperity. They lie down alike in the dust, and the worms cover them.” The Old Testament book of Job offers a wide range of instructions and insights…

Neither of Them Moved

LUKE 5:3-10: Getting into one of the boats, which was Simon’s, he asked him to put out a little from the land. And he sat down and taught the people from the boat. And when he had finished speaking, he said to Simon, “Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.” And Simon answered, “Master, we toiled…