Category Archives: encouragement

The Gift of Tongues; January 25, 2022


1 Corinthians 14:18-19 I thank God that I speak in tongues more than all of you. But in the church I would rather speak five intelligible words to instruct others than ten thousand words in a tongue. This is a … Continue reading

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God’s Discipline; January 24, 2022


1 Corinthians 11:32 When we are judged by the Lord, we are being disciplined so that we will not be condemned with the world. I have probably done public reading of verses 23-26 of this chapter more than any other … Continue reading

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Drinking; January 23, 2022


1 Corinthians 10:31 So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God. This verse is the perfect follow-up to verse 23: “‘Everything is permissible’ – but not everything is beneficial. ‘Everything … Continue reading

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Communion; January 22, 2022


1 Cor 10:16-17 Is not the cup of thanksgiving for which we give thanks a participation in the blood of Christ? And is not the bread that we break a participation in the body of Christ? Because there is one … Continue reading

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Wisdom; January 21, 2022


1 Cor 1:20, 25 Where is the wise man? Where is the scholar? Where is the philosopher of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world? For the foolishness of God is wiser than man’s wisdom, … Continue reading

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Fellowship with Christ; January 20, 2022


1 Cor 1:9 God, who has called you into fellowship with his Son Jesus Christ our Lord, is faithful. It has been pointed out by many people that the church in Corinth had many problems, but Paul started his letter … Continue reading

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Women in Ministry; January 19, 2022


Romans 16:1 I commend to you our sister Phoebe, a servant of the church in Cenchrea. In reading through this great list of names I was quite struck with how many women there are, starting with Phoebe. In her case, … Continue reading

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Relationships; January 18, 2022


Romans 14:7-8 For none of us lives to himself alone and none of us dies to himself alone. If we live, we live to the Lord; and if we die, we die to the Lord. So, whether we live or … Continue reading

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Fundamental Laws; January 17, 2022


Romans 8:1-2 Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus, because through Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit of life set me free from the law of sin and death. This is a justly … Continue reading

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Eternal Life; January 16, 2022


Romans 6:23 For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. This is one of the more famous verses in the whole Bible, but it’s still worth fresh attention … Continue reading

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