We can begin now to live the life we will live forever because Jesus is still living for us the life He began to live for us many years ago.
When Jesus instructed His disciples to abide in Him, He used the illustration of a vine and branches. The pruning of the branches was an integral part of that lesson, and of abiding in Christ: “Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit He prunes, … Continue reading Every Branch Gets Pruned
Never before had life been lived with such dignity and purpose. No one else had so clearly displayed what an utterly beautiful thing it is to be human.
The hope of righteousness is the prospect of perfect agreement with God that corresponds with perfect freedom to do whatever we want.
But of Him you are in Christ Jesus, who became for us wisdom from God—and righteousness and sanctification and redemption 1 Corinthians 1:30 Paul says that Christ Himself became our wisdom, but he doesn't stop there. He adds three more things that Christ became for us: righteousness, sanctification, and redemption. Paul could have added more … Continue reading Jesus in the Small Words
Usually, when a Christian says that a certain person led them to Christ, they mean that person was instrumental in their initial conversion. However, being led to Christ doesn’t end at conversion. You need people to lead you to Christ, not only as a matter of initial conversion, but also as a matter of daily … Continue reading Leaders, Fathers, and Idols
According to 1 Corinthians 1:30, Christ has become wisdom for you: “But of Him you are in Christ Jesus, who became for us wisdom from God—and righteousness and sanctification and redemption—that, as it is written, ‘He who glories, let him glory in the LORD.’” During the time of Jesus’s ministry, He was known as a … Continue reading Rest in Jesus as Your Wisdom
The will of God for you is that you grow in the knowledge of the Lord, seeing Him more clearly every day. A clear vision of Him will change your life.
The gospel glorifies God in giving Him to us for free. This is not what anyone imagined was the best way to glorify God.
Jesus Christ accomplished the eternal purpose of God. The total worth of that accomplishment, while apprehended by faith, is yet to be seen on earth.