Working with Jesus

It is a high honor for the believer to be called to work with Christ. We do not merely work for Christ. We surely do not work separate from Christ. Rather, we work with Jesus that God might reconcile the world to himself.

Desire to be used for God’s glory

HIGHLIGHT 1 Corinthians 14:1 (ESV): 14Pursue love, and earnestly desire the spiritual gifts, especially that you may prophesy. EXPLAIN In 1 Corinthians 12, Paul talked about how different members of the body all work together. In 1 Corinthians 13, Paul explained that love is the greatest of all things. Now […]

Champion the truth.

Deuteronomy 19:18–19 (ESV): 18 The judges shall inquire diligently, and if the witness is a false witness and has accused his brother falsely, 19 then you shall do to him as he had meant to do to his brother. So you shall purge the evil from your midst. In the […]

Reducing Poverty

God desires that not only we individually demonstrate love and care for one another, but also that our economic systems be structured in order to provide for each other.

Make me a servant

1 Corinthians 9:19 (ESV): 19 For though I am free from all, I have made myself a servant to all, that I might win more of them. In 1 Corinthians 8 Paul addressed the controversy among good Christians whether to eat meat that had been offered to idols. He said […]

Learn from your past

We must always guard against spiritual pride. We must learn from our failures to live godly. We must recognize how undeserving we are of God’s grace. Then, we should live carefully, holy before our Lord.