Nov 7, 2019
God calls us who are His to live as reconciled reconcilers, by loving those who hate us, as God loved us when we hated Him.
43 “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ 44 But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, 45 so that you may be...
Nov 4, 2019
Jesus calls us to follow Him in laying our rights down, to extend mercy and grace to others, in a way that reveals God's lavish mercy and grace towards us.
38 “You have heard that it was said, ‘An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.’ 39 But I say to you, Do not resist the one who is evil. But if...
Oct 14, 2019
When we do what we say we'll do, we embody God's promise-keeping faithfulness, thrive in Him, and point our world to Him.
33 “Again you have heard that it was said to those of old, ‘You shall not swear falsely, but shall perform to the Lord what you have sworn.’ 34 But I say to you, Do not take an oath at all,...
Oct 7, 2019
God's people are called to glorify Him in reflecting the beauty of unity in diversity that flows from His very nature.
17 If the whole body were an eye, where would be the sense of hearing? If the whole body were an ear, where would be the sense of smell?
1 Corinthians 12:17
Sep 30, 2019
The Two Biblical Grounds for Divorce:
2. Abandonment by a non-christian spouse who abandons because his/her spouse is a Christian
31 “It was also said, ‘Whoever divorces his wife, let him give her a certificate of divorce.’ 32 But I say to you that everyone who divorces his wife, except on the...