Happy New Year 2013

With a New Year comes new beginnings. Thankfully we serve a God of second chances i.e. Peter, Paul, woman at the well, woman caught in the act of adultery, myself, and each one of you. With this new year and this new beginning we should not become lazy and complacent because Christ has not yetContinue reading “Happy New Year 2013”

Actions Speak Louder than Words

Peter wanted to rouse the complacent believers who had listened to the false teachers and believed that because salvation is not based on good deeds, they could live any way they wanted. If you truly belong to the Lord, Peter wrote, your hard work will prove it.   If you’re not working to develop theContinue reading “Actions Speak Louder than Words”

Do What is Right Regardless of the Outcome

It is not shameful to suffer for being a Christian. When Peter and John were persecuted for preaching the Good News, they rejoiced because such persecution was a mark of God’s approval of their work.   Don’t seek out suffering, and don’t try to avoid it. Instead, keep on doing what is right regardless ofContinue reading “Do What is Right Regardless of the Outcome”