Tag Archives: maturity

Personal Responsibility; October 23, 2019


Proverbs 19:3 A man’s own folly ruins his life, yet his heart rages against the Lord. This is so common! Time and time again I have seen people who were mad at God, not recognizing that it was their own … Continue reading

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When God Seems Distant; July 23, 2019


Psalm 13:5-6 But I trust in your unfailing love; my heart rejoices in your salvation. I will sing to the Lord, for he has been good to me. The past few days it has come out how David heard from … Continue reading

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Spiritual Growth; June 11, 2019


Hebrews 6:1-3 Therefore let us leave the elementary teachings about Christ and go on to maturity, not laying again the foundation of repentance from acts that lead to death, and of faith in God, instruction about baptisms, the laying on … Continue reading

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Work; June 1, 2019


2 Thessalonians 3:10 For even when we were with you, we gave you this rule: “If a man will not work, he shall not eat.” In some circles, this is about as politically incorrect a statement as could be made! … Continue reading

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Works of Faith; April 26, 2019


Galatians 3:5 Does God give you his Spirit and work miracles among you because you observe the law, or because you believe what you heard? It really strikes me that the Galatians, for all their legalism, had still experienced the … Continue reading

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Patient Endurance; November 23, 2018


2 Thessalonians 3:5 May the Lord direct your hearts into God’s love and Christ’s perseverance. Here we have it again: patient endurance/perseverance. That’s not a very popular idea in the Church today! We’re happy to receive God’s love, but the … Continue reading

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Spiritual Growth; November 9, 2018


Philippians 3:16 Only let us live up to what we have already attained. The section ahead of this is so glorious that this perhaps gets overlooked much of the time. From verse 7 through 14 Paul expresses his own level … Continue reading

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