An Approved Worker for God

Scripture 2 Timothy 2:15-26 New Living Translation Work hard so you can present yourself to God and receive his approval. Be a good worker, one who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly explains the word of truth.  Avoid worthless, foolish talk that only leads to more godless behaviour. This kind of talk spreadsContinue reading “An Approved Worker for God”

When Reconciliation may not be possible

Scripture Ephesians 4: 31-32 New Living Translation Get rid of all bitterness, rage, anger, harsh words and slander, as well as all types of evil behaviour. Instead, be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God through Christ has forgiven you. Romans 12: 18 New Living Translation Do all that you canContinue reading “When Reconciliation may not be possible”

Let’s stop condemning each other

Scripture Romans 14: 1-13 New Living Translation Accept other believers who are weak in faith, and don’t argue with them about what they think is right or wrong. For instance, one person believes it’s alright to eat anything. But another believer with a sensitive conscience will eat only vegetables. Those who feel free to eatContinue reading “Let’s stop condemning each other”

It’s easy to love our friends

Scripture Luke 6: 27-45 New Living Translation But to you, who are willing to listen, I say, love your enemies! Do good to those who hate you. Bless those who curse you. Pray for those who hurt you. If someone slaps you on one cheek, offer the other cheek also. If someone demands your coat,Continue reading “It’s easy to love our friends”

God disciplines those he loves

Scripture And have you forgotten the encouraging words God spoke to you as his children. He said, “My child, don’t make light of the Lord’s discipline, and don’t give up when he corrects you. For the Lord disciplines those he loves, and he punishes each one he accepts as his child.” As you endure thisContinue reading “God disciplines those he loves”

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