Does Your Conduct Contradict or Confirm Your Faith in God?

Scripture: Titus 2:10, ESV “…Not pilfering, but showing all good faith, so that in everything they may adorn the doctrine of God our Savior.” (Titus 2:10, ESV) Christianity is not a list of dos and don’ts or an intellectual belief in the tenets of the Christian faith. True faith is having a personal relationship with […]

What it Means to ‘Adorn the Doctrine of God’

Scripture: Titus 2:10, ESV “…Not pilfering, but showing all good faith, so that in everything they may adorn the doctrine of God our Savior.” (Titus 2:10, ESV) True faith is having a relationship with God through the person of Jesus Christ. Christianity is not a list of dos and don’ts or an intellectual belief in […]

Turn Challenges into Opportunities to Trust God

Scripture: Hebrews 12:2, NIV “…Fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.” (Hebrews 12:2, NIV) Problems, challenges, and changing circumstances are part of living. One of the […]

The Mountain of Self: Our Persistent Enemy

Memorize and Meditate Then Jesus said to the disciples, “Have faith in God. I tell you the truth, you can say to this mountain, ‘May you be lifted up and thrown into the sea,’ and it will happen. But you must really believe it will happen and have no doubt in your heart. I tell […]

Adorn the Doctrine of God

Scripture: Titus 2:10, ESV “…Not pilfering, but showing all good faith, so that in everything they may adorn the doctrine of God our Savior.” (Titus 2:10 ESV) True faith is having a personal relationship with God through the person of Jesus Christ. Christianity is not a list of dos and don’ts or just an intellectual […]

Justified Before God

Scripture: Romans 10:9–10, NIV “If you declare with your mouth, ‘Jesus is Lord,’ and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you profess your faith and are saved.” […]

God Performs His Word Through Us

Scripture: Jeremiah 29:10–11, NKJV “For thus says the Lord: After seventy years are completed at Babylon, I will visit you and perform My good word toward you, and cause you to return to this place. For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, […]

Feed Your Soul

Scripture: 1 Corinthians 3:6–7 “I planted, Apollos watered, but God gave the growth. So neither he who plants nor he who waters is anything, but only God who gives the growth.” (ESV) Proper growth only comes from God. As we grow in Christ, our focus becomes sharper with a greater comprehension of what Christ wants […]

True Faith in Christ

Scripture: Romans 4:20–21, Hebrews 11:6 “Abraham never wavered in believing God’s promise. In fact, his faith grew stronger, and in this he brought glory to God. He was fully convinced that God is able to do whatever he promises.” (NLT) “And it is impossible to please God without faith. Anyone who wants to come to […]

The Newness of Life

Scripture: Isaiah 43:18–19, NIV “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.” God’s Word is wonderful, telling us continually that he is in the […]