Posts Tagged ‘ Bible reading ’

VerseD: Philippians 2:3

Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves.
Philippians 2:3, ESV

Do not think of how you will benefit when helping others. Remember, you are serving Christ Himself with each act of kindness, help, and generosity.

VerseD: 1 John 3:18

Little children, let us not love with word or with tongue, but in deed and truth.
1 John 3:18, NASB

It is not enough to point out sin and correction.

It is not enough to offer platitudes and comments.

We must be WITH people, helping, soothing, and encouraging, without neglecting the sin, the gospel, and nice words.

VerseD: Ephesians 2:10

For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them.
Ephesians 2:10, NASB

If we call on the Name of Christ, we have work to do. Do not forsake your calling of sharing the gospel and loving on people.

VerseD: Ephesians 6:11

Put on the full armor of God, so that you will be able to stand firm against the schemes of the devil.
Ephesians 6:11, NASB

God’s Word, the Holy Spirit, and fellowship with the saints strengthen your salvation and defend against attacks on your faith and spirit.

VerseD: Romans 8:39

nor height, nor depth, nor any other created thing, will be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Romans 8:39, NASB

Christ’s sacrifice proves how much God loves us, and when we are found in Christ, we can never be separated from that love.

VerseD: Hebrews 4:12

For the word of God is living and active and sharper than any two-edged sword, and piercing as far as the division of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and able to judge the thoughts and intentions of the heart.
Hebrews 4:12, NASB

Scripture reveals sin. Jesus, the Word of God, will judge us by His Word, knowing every thought and intention.

Live by the revealed Word of God, allowing the Holy Spirit to move in you and change your thoughts and desires.

VerseD: Psalm 143:10

Teach me to do Your will, For You are my God; Let Your good Spirit lead me on level ground.
Psalm 143:10, NASB

Letting go of our own will to allow the Holy Spirit to conform us to God’s will is hard, but to be more like Jesus our Lord requires it.