Tag Archives: Good Works

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 […]

The True Vine – John 15:1

I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman.  – John 15:1  Meditation:  Have you ever tried to grow grapes without a grapevine?  Of course not!  So why do people often try to do works without Christ?  Good works without acknowledging and serving Jesus Christ is like wax fruit.  It may look pretty […]

You were made for this… Ephesians 2:10

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them. – ​Ephesians 2:10 Meditation:  Have you ever wondered about your purpose in life?  I am not sure about you, but I have considered this question often.  Whatever your skill set, I can […]

The Covered Dish Supper Of Life – 1 Timothy 5:24-25

1 Timothy 5:24-25 – Some men’s sins are open beforehand, going before to judgment; and some men they follow after. Likewise also the good works of some are manifest beforehand; and they that are otherwise cannot be hid. Where I grew up in the Southern United States, covered dish suppers are a big part of […]

Where is the God of judgment? – Malachi 2:17

Ye have wearied the Lord with your words. Yet ye say, Wherein have we wearied him ? When ye say, Every one that doeth evil is good in the sight of the Lord, and he delighteth in them; or, Where is the God of judgment? – Malachi 2:17 If someone came to you and said, […]

Submit Yourselves- James 4:7

James 4:7 – Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. A software developer once created a website with a form to sign up customers.  At the bottom of the sign-up page, the developer placed a button that said, “SUBMIT.”  When he showed the design to his business colleagues, […]

Zeal – Romans 12:11

Romans 12:11- Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord. Zeal is not a word commonly used today.   Most people would say excited or dedicated or some other word to describe their desire to support or participate a cause.  However, we lose an ability to property express ourselves when we […]