Our world is in a sad state when a symbol of the promise of God has been turned into a symbol to draw attention to evil.
If we constantly seek growth in our lives, we can keep our accounts short and live a life that has freedom from the chains of our past.
What does it mean to be a moral person? As we have seen in parts 1 and 2 of this series, our problem is rebellion against the Lord.
David is sure that he has gotten away with it all. However, there was a man who came to speak with him. A man sent by the Lord himself, the prophet Nathan.
David succumbed to the temptation of another woman. He could have noticed and then looked away but he chose to pursue it.
Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain, but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised. Proverbs 31:30
And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my Spirit on all flesh; your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, and your young men shall see visions. Joel 2:28
The connection between Sardis and money was well known in the ancient world. This city of luxury was known for their immorality and apathy.
In our self-obsessed world, people feel very free to have a “salad bar” religion – they pick and choose what they want. Do not be deceived!
In the last days, many will be deceived. False predictions, false prophets, wars and rumors of wars… these are the beginnings of birth pangs.
Am I second? If we are having to earn and work for our salvation, Jesus Christ’s work on the cross was for nothing.
Is having close friends, business partners, or dating or marrying someone who doesn’t share you belief in Jesus Christ really such a big deal?
As Followers of Christ, our mission is to make disciples of all nations,
to baptize them in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit,
and to teach them to observe all that He commanded.
• To know Christ as our Lord and Savior;
• To grow in Christ;
• To serve Christ and others.