Tag Archives: Service

Edification – Romans 15:2

Romans 15:2 – Let every one of us please his neighbour for his good to edification. When we look at the life of Christ, it was characterized by service to others, God the Father first and then His people.  He never put His bodily desires before others.  Even in prayer to the Father, He asked […]

Epistles of Flesh – 2 Corinthians 3:2-3

2 Corinthians 3:2-3 – Ye are our epistle written in our hearts, known and read of all men:  Forasmuch as ye are manifestly declared to be the epistle of Christ ministered by us, written not with ink, but with the Spirit of the living God; not in tables of stone, but in fleshy tables of […]

There Is Liberty- 2Corinthians 3:17

2 Corinthians 3:17 – Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. Freedom and Liberty.  These ideas are treasured.  However, many do not understand how liberty is accomplished and maintained.  On one hand there is discretion, and on the other is licentiousness.  Liberty is where we […]

There Is Liberty- 2Corinthians 3:17

2 Corinthians 3:17 – Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. Freedom and Liberty.  These ideas are treasured.  However, many do not understand how liberty is accomplished and maintained.  On one hand there is discretion, and on the other is licentiousness.  Liberty is where we […]

Ye Are The Light – Matthew 5:14

Matthew 5:14 – Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid. One of my favorite hymns is The Sevant Song by Richard Gillard.  While the tune is moving, what I enjoy are the words.  The lyrics if this lovely worship songare simultaneously inspiring, comforting, and […]

Let Us Reason Together – Isaiah 1:18

Isaiah 1:18 – Come now, let us reason together, says the Lord: though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red like crimson, they shall become like wool. I imagine that you have spilled red grape juice on your clothes. It stains. It stains permanently. Such spills […]

To Be Great – Matthew 22:37-39

Matthew 22:37-39 – Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.  This is the first and great commandment.  And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. Do you want to be great?  […]

Better Is A Little – Proverbs 16:8

Proverbs 16:8 – Better is a little with righteousness than great revenues without right. Do you have a lot of stuff?  I do.  So many of us have plenty even if we do not realize it.  When we examine our lives, and we count our many blessings,  we begin to understand that we have no […]

Biblical Reflections: Philippians 2:5-8

Philippians 2:5-8 – Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men: And […]

Biblical Reflections: Colossians 3:23-24

Colossians 3:23-24 – And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;  Knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ. “Out of sight, out of mind,” they say.  It is easy to forget that we ultimately serve the […]