James 1:2-8 The Voice (VOICE) If I have a difficult task ahead of me I always find comfort when I don’t have to go it alone. The spiritual life is like that for me. I may face some difficulties in life, but I do not have to endure them alone; I have a spiritual family who is always there for me. In fact, I don’t have to rely on my own wisdom to navigate through the difficult times. God has offered to give me his wisdom and strength so I can make it to the finish line; spiritual maturity. I
The Word of God is beneficial to knowing God’s will for our lives.
According to the Apostle Paul, “All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful to teach us what is true and to make us realize what is wrong in our lives. It corrects us when we are wrong and teaches us to do what is right. “(2 Timothy 3:16 NLT)
So, let’s spend time in the Word everyday.
1 John 5:1-5 The Passion Translation (TPT) In a culture that seems to have lost a grip on demonstrating genuine kindness, how strongly do you feel your life reflects the kindness of God? Kindness and integrity cannot be separated; they begin as seeds that grow together and flourish in the
Luke 6:20-23 (TPT) Last Sunday, the Spirit led me to teach from Matthew’s gospel chapter 5:1-12. Today, we will read a parallel passage from Luke’s gospel regarding Jesus’ Sermon on the Mt. of Beatitudes (6:20-23). Jesus reaches out to teach those who will listen about what matters most in his
Mark 7:5-7God has instructed humanity to obey his commands; loving God and loving others. According to Jesus—the Living Word of God— we can be successful in meeting these requirements. Jesus taught, “Simply join your life with mine. Learn my ways and you’ll discover that I’m gentle, humble, easy to please.
Philemon:4-7(TPT) Faith is a wonderful gift from God. It is by faith we are saved; faith in Jesus Christ. It is also by faith in Christ that we reveal our salvation by deeply and sincerely loving other believers. It is our love for one another that marks us as Christ’s
John 13:31-35 TPT The Bible is God’s Testimony of Love; the Word teaches about the God kind of love. In the Old Testament, the Lord instructs his people to love God wholeheartedly and love their neighbors as they love themselves (Lev. 19:18). In the New Testament, Jesus—God’s Son—reveals the standard
Psalm 15 The Passion Translation (TPT) I have always loved the song, “Lord, Prepare Me to Be A Sanctuary.” The lyrics of the song are powerful about the work of the Spirit in our lives. Here are the lyrics: “Lord, prepare me to be a sanctuary, pure and holy tried