As we begin a new school year, there are many reasons to be happy, but the greatest reason comes from being in Christ.
Some do not appreciate the Old Testament as they should, but think what we would be missing without it: the Creation, the Flood, the Ten Commandments and Psalm 23, to name just a few. Jesus and the New Testament writers relied heavily on the Old Testament, and so must we.
This is a powerful promise made to the faithful child of God, that when we pray, especially when we struggle with what to say, the Holy Spirit intercedes in our behalf.
We continue to be blessed with new additions to our church family. They both want and need to be involved in the Lord’s work here. How do we determine what, where and how we can best serve the Lord?
It is hard to understand that some people in the world are “without excuse” when it comes to knowing God. However, God says that we are without excuse because God can be known to a great degree through nature.
How do we develop great friendship relationships that last? How do we develop and maintain great marriage relationships? How do we develop family relationships that make home the greatest place we can be? Try some suggestions from the Apostle Paul.
There will be struggles in life. We will have successes and failures. How do we deal with the struggles of life when they occur?
What does God see in baptism that He desires all the world to see and obey? What real difference does baptism make?
Although we will face trials and have disappointments, we are more than conquerors through Jesus Christ. How great it is to know that God is for us!!
Paul’s heart was hurting because of the spiritual separation of his fleshly family. May we have the same heart as we face the truth of God’s Word with those that we love.