Tag Archives: children of God

Worthy; March 17, 2020


1 Thessalonians 2:11-12 For you know that we dealt with each of you as a father deals with his own children, encouraging, comforting and urging you to live lives worthy of God, who calls you into his kingdom and glory. … Continue reading

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Salvation; February 3, 2020


Romans 9:16 It does not, therefore, depend on man’s desire or effort, but on God’s mercy. This chapter shows that Paul, too, labored under the burden of trying to understand the infinity of God, even though he, like us, was … Continue reading

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God’s Standard; December 16, 2019


Matthew 5:46 “If you love those who love you, what reward will you get? Are not even the tax collectors doing that?” The whole Sermon on the Mount lays out a standard that seems impossibly high to us, simply because … Continue reading

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God’s Incredible Grace; November 28, 2019


Hosea 1:10 “Yet the Israelites will be like the sand on the seashore, which cannot be measured or counted. In the place where it was said to them, ‘You are not my people,’ they will be called ‘sons of the … Continue reading

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Identity; November 13, 2019


Isaiah 63:16 But you are our Father, though Abraham does not know us or Israel acknowledge us; you, O Lord, are our Father, our Redeemer from of old is your name. This verse would seem to be one of particular … Continue reading

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Servant of God; September 20, 2019


Psalm 119:125 I am your servant; give me discernment that I may understand your statutes. This should be the declaration and prayer of every Christian. We delight, rightly enough, in being children of God, (John 1:12-13) but we tend to … Continue reading

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Calling; May 5, 2019


Ephesians 4:1 As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received. For someone with a good background in the faith, this one little verse takes care of just … Continue reading

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