“You can enter God’s Kingdom only through the narrow gate. The highway to hell is broad, and its gate is wide for the many who choose that way. But the gateway to life is very narrow and the road is difficult, and only a few ever find it.” Matthew 7:13-14 NLT The narrow gate represents … Continue reading The Narrow Gate
And I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue his work until it is finally finished on the day when Christ Jesus returns. Philippians 1:6 NLT Apart from Me you can do nothing. Apart from the presence of God, you cannot bear any spiritual fruit. What is our responsibility? … Continue reading The Author Will Finish His Work
God blesses those who are poor and realize their need for him, for the Kingdom of Heaven is theirs. Matthew 5:3 NLT We're designed to be in fellowship. First, with our Creator. Then, with other followers of Jesus. The funny thing about fellowship is there is no assertion of rank or position, only love. In … Continue reading What I Need Is Found In Christ
For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline. 2 Timothy 1:7 NLT Many streams feed into a river. Once in the river, the water that was in the stream is no longer a stream, it is part of the river. So it is with various … Continue reading Merge Ahead
Jesus replied, “‘You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. A second is equally important: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ The entire law and all the demands of the prophets are based on these two commandments.” Matthew 22:37-40 … Continue reading Willing To Love
So Christ has truly set us free. Now make sure that you stay free, and don’t get tied up again in slavery to the law. So I say, let the Holy Spirit guide your lives. Then you won’t be doing what your sinful nature craves. Galatians 5:1, 16 NLT Anything that hangs on a tree … Continue reading Stay Free
But as for you, do not be called Rabbi; for only One is your Teacher, and you are all brothers and sisters. And do not call anyone on earth your father; for only One is your Father, He who is in heaven. And do not be called leaders; for only One is your Leader, that … Continue reading Who Are You Following?