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

Ephesians Study: Submission

[Ephesians 5:21 – 6:9] 21 - Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ. To submit oneselfTo be subjectTo be obedient 21 – submitting – to one another 22 – submit – wives to husband 24 – is subject unto – Church to Christ Must have the Spirit (see verse 18) – can’t do … Continue reading Ephesians Study: Submission

Colossians Study: Godly Living

[Colossians 3:18-21] As we run with Jesus, we continue to build godly relationships. Godly living starts at home. If you aren’t living godly at home, you won’t succeed in godly living outside of the home. Paul speaks about the importance of godly relationships in numerous letters. Husbands & wivesParents & childrenMasters & slaves “Submit to … Continue reading Colossians Study: Godly Living

More Than A Story: Obedience

[The Vineyard Workers: Matthew 20:1-16] Isaiah 1:19 – “If you are willing and obedient, you will eat the good things of the land.” [HCSB] God uses EVERYONE obedient to Him – Peter asks “WHAT’S IN IT FOR ME”? “Then Peter chimed in, ‘We left everything and followed you. What do we get out of it?’ … Continue reading More Than A Story: Obedience

The Bitter Taste of Discipline

I do not like the taste of grapefruit; however, I read many articles claiming that it would be beneficial for my health so I decided to start drinking grapefruit juice daily. The problem is that I cannot stand the taste. The first time I had some of the juice, I could not even force it … Continue reading The Bitter Taste of Discipline