Tag Archives: Corinthians

Faith and Following Jesus – Mark 10:52

Mark 10:52 – And Jesus said unto him, Go thy way; thy faith hath made thee whole. And immediately he received his sight, and followed Jesus in the way. Many things have been said about the importance of faith, and it truly is important. Without faith, it is impossible to please the Lord (Hebrews 11:6). […]

The Difficulty of the Gospel – 1 John 4:8

1 John 4:8 – He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love. Meditation:  The Good News of Salvation through Jesus Christ is wonderful.  The New Testament is filled with expressions of how the amazing gracious Truth of God took bodily form and lived among mankind.  This amazing fact alone cannot be grasped without […]

Walk after the Lord – Deuteronomy 13:4

Ye shall walk after the Lord your God, and fear him, and keep his commandments, and obey his voice, and ye shall serve him, and cleave unto him. – Deuteronomy 13:4 Meditation:  I used to enjoy following my dad around my grandfather’s farm and to the store and elsewhere as a youth.  When I was […]

Our Sufficiency is of God – 2 Corinthians 3:5

Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think any thing as of ourselves; but our sufficiency is of God – 2 Corinthians 3:5 Meditation:  Where does your goodness come from?  Yourself?  Nope.  Jesus said that none is good but God.  (Matthew 19:17).  All good things come from God (James 1:17). Like the Apostle Paul, […]

Awake to Righteousness – 1 Corinthians 15:34

Awake to righteousness, and sin not; for some have not the knowledge of God: I speak this to your shame. – 1 Corinthians 15:34 Meditation:  Sleep is good, and rest is precious.  Either unrestrained are like holes in a water bucket leeching away our zeal and momentum.  If we are ruled by sleepy virtue, this […]

Judgment Must Begin – 1 Peter 4:17

For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the gospel of God? – 1 Peter 4:17 Meditation:  Today’s passage is not the most comforting.  We speak of judgement.  No one really enjoys judgement.  We would just […]

A Way To Escape – 1 Corinthians 10:13

There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it. – 1 Corinthians 10:13 Meditation:  Temptations […]