Chapter 30: Cultivating a Life of Worship

God’s Timing https://www.gotquestions.org/Gods-timing.html The first thing we need to understand about God’s timing is that it is perfect, just as all of God’s ways are perfect (Psalm 18:30; Galatians 4:4). God’s timing is never early, and it’s never been late. In fact, from before our birth until the moment we take our last earthly breath, our Read More …

Chapter 13: Learning How to Pray for Christlike Growth

Spiritual strength  pg 96-97   (Thrasher ) – “ It is the Holy Spirit who does the strengthening of our spirit or inner man. We see that His strengthening results in Christ’s dwelling in our hearts “ https://pastorrick.com/set-these-four-goals-to-grow-more-like-jesus/ We were created to become like Jesus Christ, so let’s use him as a model for growth. Read More …

John 1:4-18 – The Word Became Flesh and Dwelt Among Us

He is Life and Light He has Life in His Essence John says, “In Him was life” (John 1:4). The life John has in view mainly is new life, spiritual life, saving life, the gift of eternal life, the opposite of spiritual death now and final condemnation later. That’s mainly what John means. Mainly he Read More …

Galatians 3:15-29 – Heirs According to the Promise

The Apostle Paul is continuing his explanation of the truth of the gospel; namely that salvation is a free gift of God received through faith in Christ crucified, without any human merit. The Judaizers were insisting that Gentiles needed to obey the ceremonial laws such as circumcision in order to be truly saved. So they Read More …

Chapter 3: Sharing Your True Desires With God

Pg 34 Draw near with confidence https://www.ligonier.org/learn/devotionals/draw-near-confidence But our sin and covenant unfaithfulness must not make us stay away from Christ. Instead we must draw near to His throne. Christ has opened up the Holy of Holies to us through His death on the cross. We do not send Aaron into the holy place in Read More …

Step 25: Salvation and God’s Plan for Our Life

My friend, let us sit quietly and think about this most precious gift of salvation and the promise of eternal life God has so amazingly given to us freely. Salvation – being saved – is a free gift from God!  It is not a reward for our good deeds or self-denial. There is absolutely nothing Read More …