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faithfulness
December 17, 2017

Faithfully Pursuing the True Riches

Faithfully Pursuing the True Riches

The Holy Spirit aims to produce the fruit of faithfulness in the life of Christians, leading them to view material possessions in a different light. Forsaking the constant appeal for temporal pleasure, the believer seeks to secure true riches though generosity, dependability, and a hope in a future reward that keeps him free of the […]

May 22, 2016

The Merciful Master

The Merciful Master

The people of God are called to live as strangers and pilgrims in this world, which makes them susceptible to the contempt and scorn of society. God calls his people to embrace this lowly position, but we can be certain of his compassion for us. Confident that he will have mercy on us, we wait […]

April 17, 2016

Completing Our Calling

Completing Our Calling

If we are going to be faithful disciples of Jesus, we must be reminded of our weaknesses even as we obey Jesus and carry out our calling. We have to commit ourselves to following Jesus no matter where he leads us and no matter where he leads anyone else. Faithful disciples keep their eyes on […]

November 1, 2015

The Eternal Security of the Shepherd’s Sheep

The Eternal Security of the Shepherd's Sheep

So much depends on whether or not Jesus is who the Bible says he is and did what the Bible says he did. How can we know that Jesus is trustworthy, that we should stake our entire lives upon him and his word? According to this passage, Jesus intends for us to find security in […]

March 1, 2015

Holy Matrimony

Holy Matrimony

The Seventh Commandment addresses the important social topics of marriage, commitment, and sex. By forbidding adultery, the commandment first establishes that marriage is honorable and that God cares a great deal about its success. The key to marital success is faithfulness to the marriage covenant, where a marriage becomes a holy relationship between two unholy […]

January 18, 2015

No Other Gods

No Other Gods

The first commandment in the Ten Words is, “You shall have no other gods before me.” It is the foundational decree of the Ten Commandments, calling for the maintaining of the covenant between God and his people. The breaking of this decree is the sin of idolatry, which is the most common sin in the […]