Posts with the tag “faith”
Sunday Preview: Good Soil
by Matthew Allen on November 24th, 2023
Fruitfulness is the ultimate point of having good soil. It is the evidence of the divine life within us. This fruit can be seen in our attitude, righteous behavior, and soul-winning efforts. The fruit of the Spirit, as described in Galatians 5:22-23, includes love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. It is through bearing fruit in every good work that we display our faith in action.
Trust and Obey: The Sacrificial Faith of Hebrews 11
by Matthew Allen on July 23rd, 2023
Hebrews 11 demonstrates the profound power and purpose of faith in the lives of believers. As we reflect on the examples of faith, we are encouraged to stand firm in our convictions and depend on God's promises. Our faith emboldens us to stand up for truth and make sacrifices to please God. Let us remember that God will reward abundantly all that we sacrifice for Him. May we strive to emulate the faith of those in Hebrews 11, finding inspiration and strength to walk with Jesus and live a life overflowing with gratitude for His love and faithfulness.
What Lies Ahead for Us?
by Cain Atkinson on August 7th, 2020
Well...what lies ahead for us?“Not that I have already obtained this or am already perfect, but I press on to make it my own, because Christ Jesus has made me his own. Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.”Th...
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