Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven (Matt. 5:16 KJV) Jesus gives us a clear instruction in the verse above to let our “light so shine before men”, that they may see our good works and glorify our Father in
And if one prevail against him, two shall withstand him; and a threefold cord is not quickly broken (Eccl. 4:12 KJV) You will find Christians everywhere always desiring to improve on their relationship with the Lord or grow in their spiritual lives. This is a good desire, except that very few do anything about it.
Nevertheless the foundation of God standeth sure, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his. And, Let everyone that nameth the name of Christ depart from iniquity (2 Timothy 2:19, KJV). We pay attention to the foundation of a house for a reason. The future of the house is tied to the quality
Circumcise therefore the foreskin of your heart, and be no longer stubborn (Deut. 10:16 ESV). As they were getting ready to enter the promised land, Moses instructed the Israelites to circumcise the foreskin of their hearts. He gave this instruction so they would no longer be stubborn. Why did Moses talk about their stubbornness just
When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things (1 Cor. 13:11 KJV). The Apostle Paul illustrated a believer’s spiritual journey towards maturity, by recalling his own growth from childhood to manhood. First,
Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus (Phil. 2:5 KJV). In this verse, God commands us to have the same mindset that Jesus had, as we relate with each other. The mindset of Jesus is given to us in verse 6, which says “Who, being in the form of God,
And after six days Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led them up a high mountain by themselves. And he was transfigured before them (Mk. 9:2 ESV). Believers may experience three different levels of intimacy with God. When we receive Jesus at salvation, we are all made God’s children, and brought
Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new (2 Cor. 5:17 KJV) If any man is in Christ, he is a new creature! This isn’t just God’s promise for the future, it’s an active, objective fact. If any man believes