Yearning To Please God

Father, lead us to always seek things that please You. May our whole life be an offering though it is incomparable to Your infinite goodness. May it become…

The Great Comfort of Christ

Christ left us a way of great comfort in moments of deep discouragement over our own sin, for it is indeed comforting to know that our love for…

Romans 4:6-8 (NIV)

David says the same thing when he speaks of the blessedness of the one to whom God credits righteousness apart from works: “Blessed are those whose transgressions are…

What Else A Law is Not

A law that has been converted to a promise instead of being exacting, demanding an accusing also has the same effect of leaving us powerless to or lacking…

Titus 2:13 (NASB)

looking for the blessed hope and the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Christ Jesus,

Romans 6:3-4 (NRSV)

Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? Therefore we have been buried with him by baptism…

Philippians 3:9 (NLT)

and become one with him. I no longer count on my own righteousness through obeying the law; rather, I become righteous through faith in Christ. For God’s way of…

The Danger of Self-Sufficiency and Self-Reliance

In our own self-sufficiency and self-reliance we are not looking for the grace of God.

God will Calm Your Storms

God will calm your storms.

1 Corinthians 10:23 (ESV)

“All things are lawful,” but not all things are helpful. “All things are lawful,” but not all things build up.

Dig for the Treasures of Gospel Richness

Teaching someone how to live may or may not result in their putting off sin. However, handing someone a shovel to dig for the treasures of gospel richness…

Romans 16:25 (NLT)

Now all glory to God, who is able to make you strong, just as my Good News says. This message about Jesus Christ has revealed his plan for…