Monthly Archives: September 2017

Interests Of Others

Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves. Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others. Philippians 2:3-4 (NIV) Look Out … Continue reading

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Mature And Complete

Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.  James 1:4 (NIV)  In Progress You are a work in progress. You are my work in progress. I am molding and shaping your life. … Continue reading

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I Ate Them

Your words were found, and I ate them, and your words became to me a joy and the delight of my heart, for I am called by your name, O LORD, God of hosts. Jeremiah 15:16 (ESV)   Devour  Now … Continue reading

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Peace Of God

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.  Philippians … Continue reading

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Draw Near To God

let us draw near to God with a sincere heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled to cleanse us from a guilty conscience and having our bodies washed with pure water.  Hebrews 10:22 (NIV)  Draw Near  You … Continue reading

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Like A Good Soldier

Endure hardship with us like a good soldier of Christ Jesus. No one serving as a soldier gets involved in civilian affairs–he wants to please his commanding officer. Similarly, if anyone competes as an athlete, he does not receive the … Continue reading

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Approval Of Men

Am I now trying to win the approval of men, or of God? Or am I trying to please men? If I were still trying to please men, I would not be a servant of Christ. Galatians 1:10 (NIV) Approval … Continue reading

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Forgiving Each Other

Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. Ephesians 4:32 (NIV)  Forgiven And Forgiving  Do you want to be like me? Will you do for others what I have done for … Continue reading

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Carry His Own Load

Each one should test his own actions. Then he can take pride in himself, without comparing himself to somebody else, for each one should carry his own load. Galatians 6:4-5 (NIV) Test Your Actions How will you go about testing … Continue reading

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Examine Yourselves

Examine yourselves to see whether you are in the faith; test yourselves. Do you not realize that Christ Jesus is in you–unless, of course, you fail the test? 2 Corinthians 13:5 (NIV) Course Corrections You want me to examine myself? … Continue reading

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