Behold, I have set the land before you: go in and possess the land which the LORD sware unto your fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, to give unto them and to their seed after them (Deuteronomy 1:8 KJV) The Lord spoke the words above to the Israelites as they prepared to take possession of the
And he said unto them, I must preach the kingdom of God to other cities also: for therefore am I sent (Luke 4:43 KJV) Jesus visited Capernaum early in His public ministry and performed many miracles while also teaching in the synagogue. The people were amazed. They did what many of us will likely do
Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord (1 Corinthians 15:58 KJV) Our salvation is a gift, and so the Lord will not congratulate anyone of us for saving ourselves as He did
Are we beginning to commend ourselves again? Or do we need, as some do, letters of recommendation to you, or from you? (2 Corinthians 3:1, ESV) The Apostle Paul found himself being scrutinized by the Corinthians, who began questioning his authority as an Apostle of Christ. That was awkward for the Apostle. He asked them
It was he who gave some as apostles, some as prophets, some as evangelists, and some as pastors and teachers,to equip the saints for the work of ministry, that is, to build up the body of Christ (Ephesians 4:11–12, NET) Christ has a governing structure for His Body, often called the fivefold ministry made up
Also I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then said I, Here am I; send me (Isaiah 6:8, KJV) Isaiah had a prophetic vision of the throne room of God and heard the LORD asking “whom shall I send, and who will go for us?”.
For do I now persuade men, or God? or do I seek to please men? for if I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ (Galatians 1:10, KJV) Men pleasers are people who have a high priority in their lives to please other people, doing what they want, making sure their