Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 The apostle Paul writes to commend Christ-followers for their generosity. II Corinthians 9:13 . . . they will glorify God for your obedience to your confession of the gospel of Christ and for the liberality of your contribution . . . (NASB) The New Testament church of Corinth (modern day Greece)

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Tuesday, August 31, 2021 The apostle Paul gives thanks for the spiritual growth in one group of Christ-followers. II Thessalonians 1:3 We ought always to give thanks to God for you, brethren, as is only fitting, because your faith is greatly enlarged, and the love of each one of you toward one another grows ever

Monday, August 30, 2021

Monday, August 30, 2021 The Psalmist calls us to give thanks for God’s eternal love. Psalm 136:1  Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good, for His loving-kindness is everlasting.  (NASB) Thanksgiving is a lost art . . . don’t you think?  Regularly the sun rises and sets; our hearts beat and our lungs take in oxygen;

Friday, August 27, 2021

Friday, August 27, 2021   The apostle Paul warns that when a Christ-follower sins, the Holy Spirit has to come along for the ride.   1 Corinthians 6:19-20 Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God?  You are not your own, for

Thursday, August 26, 2021

Thursday, August 26, 2021 The apostle Paul writes of how the Holy Spirit changes the way a Christ-follower thinks.   1 Corinthians 2:16  For who has known the mind of the Lord, that he will instruct Him?  But we have the mind of Christ.  (NASB)   Not surprisingly, when a person becomes a Christ-follower things

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 The apostle Paul writes that Christ-follower has a specific role to play in daily life.   2 Corinthians 5:20 We are ambassadors for Christ.  (ESV)   When a person becomes a Christ-follower, they are freed from slavery to sinful ways, they become adopted into God’s family, and they have an inheritance