Genuine Love for Fellow Believers.

What does it look like to genuinely love and care for our fellow Christians? Romans 12:9-13 9 Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. 10 Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves.11 Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord. 12 Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in[…]

Putting on Jesus’ clothes

Each morning we get dressed in our clothes. What virtues and actions should we also put on each day? Colossians 3:12-14 12 Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. 13 Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the[…]

Opposite to what the world expects

Jesus was opposite to what the world expected and he wants us to follow his example in treating others in a way opposite to what they would normally expect. Ephesians 4:32-5:2 32 Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. 5 1 Follow God’s example, therefore, as dearly loved children 2 and walk in[…]

The Greatest Commandment

Why are the greatest commandments so great? Mark 12:28-34 28 One of the teachers of the law came and heard them debating. Noticing that Jesus had given them a good answer, he asked him, “Of all the commandments, which is the most important?” 29 “The most important one,” answered Jesus, “is this: ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the[…]

Have You Seen the Fruit of the Spirit in Your Life?

What is this thing called the fruit of the Spirit and what does it look like? Well the passage below tells us exactly what it looks like. Galatians 5:22-23 22But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. This is a passage I have learnt[…]

Let’s Live Out Our New Self

: Christians have had our identity or ‘self’ changed, and now our goal is to live according to that new self. Colossians 3:5-10 5 Put to death, therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires and greed, which is idolatry. 6 Because of these, the wrath of God is coming. 7 You used to walk in these ways, in[…]