Paul portrays the spiritual life as a marathon and focuses the believer's attention on the finish line and the reward available for faithfulness.
The world we live in is full of darkness. Many people live like they are God's enemies, and even Christians can be swept up in the darkness and sin of the world. But we are citizens of God's kingdom. How can we remain focused on the things of heaven when we are surrounded an...
Nothing is more important than knowing Jesus and becoming like Him. Nothing. We can get distracted; we can get discouraged; we can be tempted to run after other passions. But the goal of life, the prize promised to us now and in the end, is Jesus.
How do I know I'm accepted? How do I know I'm all right? I can either live by achievement or receiving acceptance from God. Join us as we look at acceptance based living.
Paul encourages the church of Philippi to keep their eye on the prize and helps them continue towards the goal of knowing Jesus.
All people everywhere need the grace of God.
Imitation is unavoidable. We cannot help but imitate other people, whether consciously or unconsciously. All we can choose is who to follow. Discover five characteristics of ideal role models so you can follow the right people and become the right role model for others to fo...
There is no way to be good enough to earn God's approval. God does not accept us on the basis of our works, but only on the basis of our relationship with Jesus. The spiritual life is a matter of trusting the grace of God through Jesus Christ, from beginning to end.
We learn through imitation. We imitate others, and others imitate us, for better or for worse, depending on the examples we choose to follow and the example we set. The Apostle Paul gives us two excellent role models in Timothy and Epaphroditus, men who lived their lives sac...
All who have trusted in Jesus are called to grow in righteousness. But why should we, and how can we? Discover the answers to both questions in this short but profoundly significant passage.