When you reconcile your life with God, God expects you to follow up with a change of how you live. You will want to be a different person who serves God, and produces fruit for the Lord rather than continue in your old sinful ways. It is only upon your repentance that you can [...]
God expects you, as a Christian, to give 100% of yourself to Him. He expects nothing to be in your life which could detract from Him. One of the ten commandments tells us to have no other gods before Him. The term “gods” in this verse can take on may forms. We may not [...]
If you are a Christian who doesn’t have their life right with God, now is a good time for you to straighten that out with the Lord. You not only hinder yourself by living in sin, but you also hinder the entire church. Paul has been talking about church unity in Ephesians 4, and [...]
Sin destroys. Plain and simple. One who fails to yield to the yearning of the Holy Ghost will inevitably have sin enter their life and spiritually destroy them. In Ephesians 4:19, the Apostle Paul gives us a picture of the person who has resisted the Holy Spirit, and what it has led them to [...]
When you become a Christian, God expects you to live a morally decent life. He expects you to read and study the Bible, and become knowledgeable of the things that are in it. It is not good enough to just go to church. You don’t put on your Christianity like you do a coat, [...]
God expects Christians to mature spiritually when He forgives them of their sins. We are expected to study the Bible and become strong Christians. In fact, Paul states in Ephesians 4:13-15 that Bible study is necessary for the church to be unified, and for the church to grow. Each congregation should have a scheduled [...]
Each Christian has a specific calling from God. God has a plan for each Christian, as to what He wants this Christian to accomplish for Him. It is our duty to search the Scripture to discover exactly what this plan is, and then fulfill it.
In Ephesians 4:11, Paul labels certain of these positions [...]
It is good from time to time for us as Christians to review our position in relation to God. It is easy to get caught up with being proud of accomplishments, and number and events, and forget that it is Christ Who we are thankful for for all the things we accomplish and have. [...]
There are so many reasons why we as Christians, and as a church should be unified. There are no reasons why we should be divided. Paul speaks about the “ones” within Ephesians 4:4-6.
Ephesians 4:4-6 “There is one body, and one Spirit, even as ye are called in one hope of your calling; One [...]