Reputations of Men

Today’s verse is Galatians 2:6. The Passion Translation translates it this way: “Even those most influential among the brothers were not able to add anything to my message. Who they are before men makes no difference to me, for God is not impressed by their reputations.” The verse notes that God is not impressed with … Continue reading Reputations of Men

Repair What is Broken

Jesus desires harmony among believers. Perfect harmony. He prayed for us to be made complete, to be of one mind, united together (John 17:20-23). Paul echos this in 2 Corinthians 13:11: “Finally, beloved friends, be cheerful! Repair whatever is broken among you, as your hearts are being knit together in perfect unity. Live continually in … Continue reading Repair What is Broken

The Lord’s Commendation

Paul said, “Let the one who boasts, boast in the Lord” (2 Corinthians 10:17). It’s too easy to fall into the bad habit of bragging. We want the approval of others, right? We want people to like us. Even when we say we aren’t in this world to make friends or when we say we … Continue reading The Lord’s Commendation

Multiplied Seed

Partner with Compassion Yesterday, we looked at the seed we are planting. We considered what we were sharing with the world and the abundant harvest. Today, we are looking at 2 Corinthians 9:8, 10-11, and how God multiplies the seed as you sow it. The passage says: “Yes, God is more than ready to overwhelm … Continue reading Multiplied Seed