Paul expressed his thanks to God for his brothers and sisters in Christ. He prays for grace-the underserved favor of Christ to be upon them. He prays for the peace that results as we live our lives for His glory. We must believe the best of our brothers and sisters in Christ and forecast achievement for them.
Scripture: Philippians 1:1-5
Paul enjoins two arguing Christian women to agree in the Lord. We must live harmoniously, responding to our opponents with grace and patience, even as Christ demonstrated humility and condescension to mankind.
Scripture: Philippians 2:5-11, Philippians 4:1-7, Isaiah 53:6
Topic: Church Unity
If you are a Muslim, or have a muslim friend or relative, this post is for you. "The Father's Love: Islam's Missing Names of God." What do parents and God have in common? Could it be that parents can do something that the Quran teaches God cannot do? Did you read the news some years ago about the parents of American Taliban, John Walker? Did you ever see the TV interview...
Author: Tom Terry
Lessons from the life of David teach us how to live as people "after God's own heart."
Peter teaches that your choices and life direction should reflect God's love for you as His chosen treasure. You are a royal priesthood, expressing His grace and sacrifice through Jesus, His Son.
Scripture: 1 Peter 2:9-9
Our love, faith and spiritual depth are increased as we examine the New Testament stories of the Samaritan woman, the paralytic, Peter at the Last Supper, and Jesus during His temptation.
What would it look like to awaken to the life we're intended to live? How can the grace of Christ fuel our living in such a way, as to enable us to live out of the overflow of that grace and freedom. A freedom to choose God and choose to reflect His heart to the world around us. AWAKEN is a series looking into the book of Galatians and the truths the Apostle Paul was driving...
Scripture: Galatians 1 - 6
Boaz exemplified the generosity and condescension of Christ as he bestowed upon Ruth his undeserved favor. We should be grateful for grace and having received it, we give it.
Scripture: Ruth 2 - 4
Dear Roger, I am really hurting. My life hasn't turned out as I expected because of my handicaps. I need some words of encouragement. I’ve struggled with MS all my life and I’m getting rather tired of it. Can you give me some advice on how to handle setbacks well? Sincerely, MS I have never known a person who was not dealing with a handicap. Alexander...
Type: Ask Roger
Author: Roger Barrier
The fog of the broken heart. It’s a dark fog that slyly imprisons the soul and refuses easy escape. It’s a heavy cloud that honors no hour and respects no person. Depression, discouragement, disappointment, doubt…all are companions of this dreaded presence. The fog of the broken heart disorients our life. It makes it hard to see the road. Dim your lights. Wipe off the...
Author: Max Lucado