Posts Tagged ‘ Christ ’

VerseD: James 1:19

Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger
James 1:19, ESV

We must remember to stay calm and listen to others, even if we disagree. Just as God has been patient with us, we should be patient with our fellow sinful humans, remembering they are made in God’s image and may not be aware of what they are doing.

VerseD: Colossians 3:15

And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful.
Colossians 3:15, ESV

Our hope in Christ gives us peace. A thankful heart amplifies that peace. Regular fellowship with the Church amplifies our thankfulness.

VerseD: Psalm 91:1

He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty.
Psalm 91:1, ESV

Seek God and His righteousness. Then, no matter what happens in this world, the hope of eternity will give peace, knowing you are His.

VerseD: Acts 2:21

“‘And it shall come to pass that everyone who calls upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.'”
Acts 2:21, ESV

It does not say “everyone shall be saved.” It says “everyone who calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved.”

It is not enough to just go to church.

Believe for yourself. Today.

VerseD: Galatians 6:9

And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.
Galatians 6:9, ESV

We may never see the fruit of good works in this life, but our Father will reward us in eternity for our faithful witness for Christ.

VerseD: Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.
Galatians 5:22‭-‬23 ESV

Our sin keeps us from doing all of these perfectly, but the blood of Christ and the work of the Holy Spirit give us the power to live in love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control.

VerseD: 1 John 2:15-16

Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world—the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride of life—is not from the Father but is from the world.
1 John 2:15‭-‬16 ESV

Love the people of ther world through word and action.

Reject the sinful desires of the world (things, wealth, sex, violence, death), instead pursuing God and His righteousness.