2 Count it all joy, my brothers,[a] when you meet trials of various kinds, 3 for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. 4 And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. James 1:2-4 What does it mean to be “lacking in nothing?” In these few … More Are you lacking in nothing?
In Matthew chapter 5, we see Jesus lays down some very stern commands. In fact, they are impossible to do. For example: 20 “For I tell you, unless your righteousness exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. 21 “You have heard that it was said to those of old, ‘You shall not … More Who Can Do This?
God pursues us…to make us sons and daughters. 1 John 3:1 See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him. Romans 8:15 For … More God Pursues
Does God hear us when we call on him? For a lot of us that can be a question we tend to overlook. Mostly because we have become so accustom to giving a simple yes and going about our day not really believing it. I want to ask that just for a moment, can we … More Hear Me?
10 In conclusion, be strong in the Lord [draw your strength from Him and be empowered through your union with Him] and in the power of His [boundless] might. 11 Put on the full armor of God [for His precepts are like the splendid armor of a heavily-armed soldier], so that you may be able … More Battle
The Bible, at its core, is the story of God being glorified throughout all nations. Culture has fabricated the stories in the word to mean anything other than that. If you and I really believed that God is for his glory, then why is there not a stronger emphasis on the attributes of God … More Who We Have Offended
“1 If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. 2 And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I … More Love or Nothing