Tag Archives: good works

Enabled to do His will

“Wretched man that I am!  Who will set me free from the body of this death?” Paul says in Romans 7:24, grieving over his inability to perform in life in the way he feels that God intended for him.  For … Continue reading

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God “shows off” through you

“For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men, instructing us to deny ungodliness and worldly desires and to live sensibly, righteously and godly in the present age, looking for the blessed hope and the appearing of … Continue reading

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You are God’s masterpiece!

“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 What a comfort and encouragement it is … Continue reading

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Reflecting God’s Glory

The moon has fascinated mankind since creation.  Songs have been written to rejoice in its beauty.  Lovers have held hands and enjoyed the atmosphere it creates.  It shows us around, to a degree, at night.  This author has a reputation … Continue reading

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Take possession!

“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

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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

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Friendly fire

“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

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