Actions Speak Louder than Words

By his words and example, Paul encouraged the Thessalonians to live in such a way that would be worthy of God.     Is there anything about your daily life that would embarrass God? What do people think of God from watching you? We pleaded with you, encouraged you, and urged you to live yourContinue reading “Actions Speak Louder than Words”

Pressing toward the Goal

Paul says that his goal is to know Christ, to be like Christ, and to be all Christ has in mind for him. This goal absorbs all of Paul’s energy. This is a helpful example for us. We should not let anything take our eyes off our goal-knowing Christ. With the single-mindedness of an athleteContinue reading “Pressing toward the Goal”

Present Help in a Time of Need

As a believer, you are not left to your own resources to cope with problems. Even when you don’t know the right words to pray, the Holy Spirit prays with and for you, and God answers. With God helping you pray, you don’t need to be afraid to come before him. Ask the Holy SpiritContinue reading “Present Help in a Time of Need”