How do I obey the commands of Christ and avoid becoming a legalist? This is the question I have wrestled with throughout the last 2 or so years. As a believer in Christ, I strive to adhere to all of the commands I find in the Word of God, both implicit and explicit. Jesus himself … Continue reading Devotional Thoughts 2/15/16
Matthew 18:1-6 is one of the passages with which I have struggled for a long time. Jesus calls on the disciples to "become like little children," as an answer to their question, "Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?" What was Jesus talking about? Was Jesus really asking his disciples to become childlike in … Continue reading So Who Really is the Greatest?
Last week I posted about reading the Proverbs as a means of sanctification through the Spirit of God. This week, for my devotional thought, I would like to explore one passage in Proverbs that has influenced me deeply over the past week. "Hear, my son, your father's instruction, and forsake not your mother's teaching, for they … Continue reading Devotional Thoughts 2/8/16
I try to read a chapter of Proverbs every single day. I am not saying this to boast or show off any false sense of piety I may think I have, but to show that I am in definite need of sanctification every single day. A couple of weeks ago, I tweeted that reading Proverbs … Continue reading Devotional Thoughts 2/1/16