Luke 9:24-25 For whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will save it. For what does it profit a man if he gains the whole world and loses or forfeits himself? In the movie Saving Private Ryan a unit of soldiers are sent to rescue a … Continue reading
Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. Put on the whole armor of God , that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over … Continue reading
Then they said to him, “What must we do, to be doing the works of God?” Jesus answered them, “This is the work of God, that you believe in him whom he has sent.” So they said to him, “Then what sign do you do, that we may see and believe you? What work do you perform? But … Continue reading
Hebrews 12:2, 7-8, 11-14 looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God. It is for discipline that you have to endure. God is treating you as … Continue reading
Hebrews 11:1-3, 6, 13-14, 16-19 Verses 1 – 3 Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. For by it the people of old received their commendation. By faith we understand that the universe was created by the word of God, so that what is seen was not … Continue reading
What happens when your good gifts serves as the anchor for your faith but God takes it away? We lose our assurance of faith because we lost focus of our all encompassing sacrifice for all in Jesus, as a relationship with our Heavenly Father is devalued and placed below a comfortable life filled with earthly blessings and recognition.
But our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we await a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, philippians 3:20 Have you ever told someone or been told by someone that “you’re to holy”? I’m not talking about being that person who is “being holy” for holiness sake, as to draw attention to themselves but … Continue reading
Mark 10:21-22 And Jesus, looking at him, loved him, and said to him, “You lack one thing: go, sell all that you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me.” Disheartened by the saying, he went away sorrowful, for he had great possessions. The story … Continue reading