“My Father is always at his work to this very day, and I too, am working. I tell you the truth, the Son can do nothing by himself; he can do only what he sees his Father doing, because whatever the Father does the Son also does. For the Father loves the Son and shows him all he does. Yes, to your amazement he will show him even greater things than these.”
In today lesson, Blackaby describes the “Bible as Your Guide” and “What is God’s Will for My Life.” It’s true that we often hear people say, “Why should I follow the laws of the bible, that’s so old fashion.” Or, “What does the bible have to do with what’s going on in my life today?”
As Christ followers God called us to be one of His followers before we even knew his name. When God calls people to follow him, he most likely won’t give you all the details of what your future will be. I know for myself if he did, I probably wouldn’t like what I’m hearing, or I may think, “How can I do any of what he needs me to do?” That’s where faith comes and the Lord knows that we lack faith and understanding when we first come to him that comes with time and studying his Word. Continue reading Jesus Is Your Role Model
Some Christians allow the world to fill their minds with ungodly thinking. Some people seem drawn to concentrate on the negative, choosing to be pessimistic about everything. Some remain satisfied with thinking of the mundane. Others fail to intentionally place Scripture in their thoughts, choosing instead to adopt human reasoning. Others, however, choose to expose their minds to the truths of God – to that which is true, noble, just, pure, lovely, and good.
The things you allow your mind to dwell on will be revealed by the way you live. If you focus on negative things, you will inevitably be a negative person. If you allow unholy thoughts to fill your mind, ungodliness will become common in your life. If you fill your mind with thoughts of Christ, you will become Christ-like. What you fill your mind with is a matter of choice. Choose to concentrate on the magnificent truths of God, and they will create in you a noble character that brings glory to God.” Continue reading Thoughts: What You Fill Your Mind With
Today’s Date: January 09, 2010 Building On Solid Rock: What’s Your House Built On? Reading: Gen 20- 22:1-24, Matt. 7:15-29, Psalm 9:1-12, Proverbs 2:16-22 S – Scripture: “Anyone who listens to my teaching and follows it is wise, like a person who builds a house on solid rock.” Mt 7:24 O – Observation: Jesus says to “Beware of false prophets who come disguised as harmless … Continue reading What Is Your House Built On?
January 6, 2010 Title: Do I have to love everyone? What if they’re… Readings: Gen 13:5-15:21, Matthew 5:27-48, Psalm 6:1-10, Proverbs 1:29-33 S – Scripture: ‘If you are kind only to your friends, how are you different from anyone else? Even pagans do that.’ Mt. 5:47 O – Observation: The scripture verses of Mt 5:43-48 talk about the law of loving your neighbor, and your … Continue reading Do I have to love everyone? What if…
How to recognize some problems require us to go through a process Reading:Gen 5:1-7:24, Matt 3:7-4:11, Psalm 3:1-8, Proverbs 1:10-19 Message from: Luke 18:1-8 Title: Recognize Some Problems Require a Process S – Scripture: “And shall God not avenge His own elect who cry out day and night to Him, though He bears long with them? I tell you that He will avenge them speedily. … Continue reading Problems that require us to go through a process