Obedience to God’s Will 3

John 5:30‭I can of mine own self do nothing:as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is just;because I seek not mine own will,but the will of the Father which hath sent me.‭ Devotional Can it be said of me: “He seeks to do the Father’s will”? Doing God’s will requires submitting one’s will to… Continue reading Obedience to God’s Will 3

Obedience to God’s Will 2b

John 4:14But whosoever drinkethof the water that I shall give himshall never thirst;but the water that I shall give himshall be in him a well of waterspringing up into everlasting life.‭ Devotional In Christ we have a well of water springing up into everlasting life. Jesus transformed a life without vision into a spring of… Continue reading Obedience to God’s Will 2b

Obedience to God’s Will 2a

John 4:14But whosoever drinkethof the water that I shall give himshall never thirst;but the water that I shall give himshall be in him a well of waterspringing up into everlasting life.‭ Study Other translations New American Standard Biblebut whoever drinks of the water that I will give him shall never be thirsty; but the water… Continue reading Obedience to God’s Will 2a

Obedience to God’s Will 1b

Matthew 26:39 AVAnd he went a little further,and fell on his face,and prayed, saying, ‭O my Father, if it be possible,let this cup pass from me:nevertheless not as I will,but as thou ‭[wilt]‭.‭ Devotional Make me Your captive, Lord, then I shall be truly free. Blondin, the famous wire-walker who crossed the Niagara gorge triumphantly,… Continue reading Obedience to God’s Will 1b

Obedience to God’s Will 1a

Matthew 26:39 AVAnd he went a little further,and fell on his face,and prayed, saying, ‭O my Father, if it be possible,let this cup pass from me:nevertheless not as I will,but as thou ‭[wilt]‭.‭ Study Other translations New International VersionGoing a little farther, he fell with his face to the ground and prayed, “My Father, if… Continue reading Obedience to God’s Will 1a

Be careful

Hebrews 3:12-15 NASB ¹²Take care, brethren, that there not be in any one of you an evil, unbelieving heart that falls away from the living God.¹³But encourage one another day after day, as long as it is still called “Today,” so that none of you will be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin. ¹⁴For we… Continue reading Be careful

Why do people die?

Romans 5:12 AVWherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world,and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men,for that all have sinned Devotional Death is the punishment on the disobedience of mankind to God.God clearly told us: Genesis 2:17Of the fruit of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil… Continue reading Why do people die?

Some Important Themes in the Teaching of Jesus

Jesus spent the last years of his life traveling and teaching.A number of important themes emerge in his lessons: ▪︎ Jesus came to announce the coming of the kingdom of God.A new start and a new birth that make it possible to be part of the family of God, the new community he has established,… Continue reading Some Important Themes in the Teaching of Jesus

Humbling Our Hearts 5/6

John 10:10The thief cometh not,but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy:I am come that they might have life,and that they might have ‭it‭ more abundantly.‭ Devotional Obedience to God, strength for service, love for others are fruits of prayer. On the World Day of Prayer, Christians around the world are united in… Continue reading Humbling Our Hearts 5/6

Humbling Our Hearts 4/6

Luke 14:11 RSVEvery one who exalts himself will be humbled,and he who humbles himself will be exalted. Devotional Humility is a mark of Christian character. The well known Bible story of Zacchaeus, the publican, pictures faithfully the truth which our text points up. Zacchaeus was a prominent figure.He was rich, and he was chief among… Continue reading Humbling Our Hearts 4/6

Do exactly what He said

Acts 1:4 NASBGathering them together,He commanded them not to leave Jerusalem,but to wait for what the Father had promised,“Which,” He said, “you heard of from Me Other translations King James VersionAnd, being assembled together with them, commanded them that they should not depart from Jerusalem, but wait for the promise of the Father, which, saith… Continue reading Do exactly what He said

Be obedient

171124 02 Be obedient – Ecclesiastes 8:5 Ecclesiastes 8:5 NASBHe who keeps a royal commandexperiences no trouble,for a wise heartknows the proper time and procedure. Other translations King James VersionWhoso keepeth the commandment shall feel no evil thing: and a wise man’s heart discerneth both time and judgment. Devotional Everything was perfect on the earth… Continue reading Be obedient