Acceptable Offerings?

If you bring your gift to the altar, and there remember that your brother has something against you, leave your gift there before the altar, and go your way. First be reconciled to your brother, and then come and offer your gift.  Matthew 5:23-24 This passage makes a few things clear upon deeper inspection. Conflict among … Continue reading Acceptable Offerings?

Colossians 3:17

Paraphrase: “Just remember that whatever you’re doing, thinking or saying is reflecting on you and God; so live in a way that will glorify God and not detract from His glory. Jesus is worthy of glory so give thanks for being able to represent Him!” Principles: Sometimes it’s not something specific God wants me to … Continue reading Colossians 3:17

Becoming Holy

“since it is written, "You shall be holy, for I am holy."” ‭‭1 Peter‬ ‭1:16‬ ‭ESV‬‬ https://www.bible.com/59/1pe.1.16.esv God doesn’t just show us something to show us. He expects us to engage and pursue. The standard for all of us is His holiness. Becoming holy as He is holy doesn’t happen by our efforts but by … Continue reading Becoming Holy

What’s in your wake?

“Mary therefore took a pound of expensive ointment made from pure nard, and anointed the feet of Jesus and wiped his feet with her hair. The house was filled with the fragrance of the perfume.” ‭‭John‬ ‭12:3‬ ‭ESV‬‬ https://www.bible.com/59/jhn.12.3.esv Mary did an act of love and the scent of it filled the room. It was … Continue reading What’s in your wake?

Links

“Now among those who went up to worship at the feast were some Greeks. So these came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, and asked him, "Sir, we wish to see Jesus." Philip went and told Andrew; Andrew and Philip went and told Jesus.” ‭‭John‬ ‭12:20-22‬ ‭ESV‬‬ https://www.bible.com/59/jhn.12.20-22.esv As we live it is … Continue reading Links