Who or what dictates the style of clothing you wear? Has God shared any thoughts on this subject? Yes, He has! The world needs to see people whose lives—and clothing—show obedience to the standards that God has put in place for His people.
Although we do not know much about Aquila and Priscilla it seems that they were a couple who was totally dedicated to the Lord and were used to help Paul in his work of preaching the gospel. There are several lessons we can learn from their lives.
To respect the rich and despise the poor is inconsistent for the Christian. Partiality shows a lack of God's love for others in our hearts. In His sight each person is of equal value, no matter what their income is or what family they come from.
Every human experiences the struggle of existence in a world that is marred by sin. The pain some people encounter makes them stronger Christians, others become bitter. How can we avoid this root of bitterness?
Even the most sincere "walk down the aisle" or the most passionate "sinner's prayer" is no substitute for Jesus' words, "take up your cross daily and follow me." Christianity is a life—not a one-time decision.
A thoughtful look at the main points of Calvinistic doctrine, a careful correction of lopsided emphases according to the Scriptures, and a call to follow the One who said, "If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed." John 8:31
Jesus is returning someday to this world. For the Christian this is reason enough to live godly lives. Paul has counsel for pastors, employees, and all other Christians on what holiness in daily life will look like.
A person begins to know the Lord when he repents of his sins and believes in Christ as his Lord and Savior. But truly knowing God goes far beyond this first step. It is a living relationship with a living God.
The Word of God is like a mirror. It presents a correct and complete description of the face of the soul. To benefit from this mirror we must spend time looking into it and then act on what we see. Or as the Bible says, be doer and not only a listener.
God has given us but a short time here upon earth, and yet our entire eternity depends upon how we use this time.Young people, and older folks too, have many temptations to face in our age. We want to look at five of them and see what God’s Word has to say concerning each one.