1 Corinthians 6: A Call to Imitate Christ

1 Corinthians 6: A Call to Imitate Christ

The Corinthian church stood in need of discipline: the believers were not exhibiting harmony or purity in their relationships with one another. Although Paul loved them, they needed a reminder of how to live in accordance with Christ. As a result, he wrote 1...
1 Corinthians 6: A Call to Imitate Christ

Familial and Work Relationships

The way we treat others stems from our relationship with God. Because of our new identity in Christ, we are to love those around us and treat us with respect. The more we grasp our identity in Christ, the more we will be able to serve others, even when there is not...
The Wisdom of Repetition

The Wisdom of Repetition

Training involves repetition. Think about how you work out: Doing one plank or one sit-up is not enough to get in shape. In order to tone your muscles, you need to repeat the exercises. In a similar way, repetition is a crucial pedagogical tool. The first time we hear...
Numbers 14: The Faithfulness of God

Numbers 14: The Faithfulness of God

The longer the Israelites were away from Egypt, the more they idealized it. Instead of remembering their oppression and slavery, they believed it was a place of plenty. Have you ever experienced this idealization of the past, forgetting the faithfulness of God? The...
Morning Affirmations 5

Morning Affirmations 5

Protection in the Warfare (see all Morning Affirmations) In our current culture, many of us overlook spiritual warfare. This is often due to a focus on the visible and the present, which causes us to ignore spiritual realities. Whether we admit it or not, we are...