Category Archives: good works
“Now, O Israel, listen to the statutes and the judgments which I am teaching you to perform, so that you may live and go in and take possession of the land which the Lord, the God of your fathers, is … Continue reading
Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called
There is a kind of eternal life that will determine where we live eternally; there is another kind of eternal life that will determine how we experience it, both then and now. According to Jesus and John, there is only one factor that determines our forgiveness … Continue reading
God’s Public Relations Dept. – Christian Character
A third way God “advertises” Himself to the world is through changed lives of His followers. Of course, believers who choose to live focused upon themselves and earthly concerns are a deterrent to God’s public relations campaign. But it must … Continue reading
“O God, it is You who knows my folly, And my wrongs are not hidden from You. May those who wait for You not be ashamed through me, O Lord God of hosts; May those who seek You not be … Continue reading
God works through you
“For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them.” Ephesians 2:10 NASB “Let us rejoice and be glad and give the glory … Continue reading
Put off the old; put on the new!
“. . . that, in reference to your former manner of life, you lay aside the old self, which is being corrupted in accordance with the lusts of deceit, and that you be renewed in the spirit of your mind, and … Continue reading
A holy partnership
Each year at this time, we put up home made Christmas tree ornaments that I made with my boys when they were little. Like a little balsa wood loaf of bread, symbolizing Jesus calling Himself The Bread of Life. A … Continue reading
Useful to the Master, prepared for every good work.
For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them. Eph. 2:10 Ian Packer makes a good point in the classic Knowing God that the purpose for God’s saving grace is not only for … Continue reading