A Foolish Turn

Galatians 3:3 says: “Your new life began when the Holy Spirit gave you a new birth. Why then would you so foolishly turn from living in the Spirit by trying to finish by your own works?” (TPT). This is a foolish turn we all make from time to time. Though we declare Jesus our Savior, … Continue reading A Foolish Turn

What Benefits You

Today and tomorrow, we are going to look at the two different motivations we read about in Romans 8:5 — “Those who are motivated by the flesh only pursue what benefits themselves. But those who live by the impulses of the Holy Spirit are motivated to pursue spiritual realities” (TPT). Today, we focus on how … Continue reading What Benefits You

Established by Grace

What a warning we find in today’s verse. We read in Hebrews 13:9: “Don't be led astray by various kinds of strange teachings; for it is good for the heart to be established by grace and not by food regulations, since those who observe them have not benefited (CSB). The writer of Hebrews is speaking … Continue reading Established by Grace

Placed by God

People are positioned by God. We don’t always understand what God is doing with the placement of some people; however, everyone is “placed there by God.” He is the authority and He is the One who allows authority of some over others. As a result, we are expected to “submit to governing authorities.” God has … Continue reading Placed by God