For Committed Christians, living in this depraved world is a challenge – but not an insurmountable one. Paul reminds Titus that God’s grace has changed our spiritual condition, trained us to deny sinful desires, and inspired us with hope (Tit. 2:11-14).
2 Thessalonians 1:11-12 11 Therefore we also pray always for you that our God would count you worthy of this calling, and fulfill all the good pleasure of His goodness and the work of faith with power, 12 that the name of our Lord Jesus Christ may be glorified in you, and you in Him,…
Did Christ Die in Vain
People have some funny ideas about baptism. It’s just a symbol. Nothing really happens when a person is baptized. But the apostle Paul seems to say otherwise (Rom. 6:3-4).
Slavery was commonplace in the first century, and many early disciples were converted slaves. Their new faith didn’t excuse them from giving faithful service. On the contrary, Paul urged the Christians in Crete to “show entire and true fidelity” (Tit. 2:10).
Peter did something no one else was brave enough to do. He walked on water. This Kids Day message challenges elementary school children to trust Jesus and be different in a world demanding conformity.
1 Timothy 4:12 12 Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an examplefor the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity.
Matthew 10:32-33 32 “Whoever acknowledges me before others, I will also acknowledge before my Father in heaven. 33 But whoever disowns me before others, I will disown before my Father in heaven.
The Urban Dictionary defines a bucket list as a list of things you’d like to do before you die, like visiting the Grand Canyon, falling in love or falling into the Grand Canyon.