Day 6/17 – Manipulation and Influence

Obedience to Christ  – John 14:21 (ESV)  “Whoever has my commandments and keeps them, he it is who loves me. And he who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and manifest myself to him.” John 14:21 “…Herein lies the cardinal difference between the moralizing religions and Jesus’ offer to us… Jesus… [More…]

Day 5/10 – Measuring the Work of God

Serve Others  – Mark 10:45 (ESV)  “For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”  Mark 10:45 “An axiom of Scripture is: Steward the temporal; give your life in exchange for the eternal. Keep the value of your possessions in proper perspective; they… [More…]

Day 1/28 – Ruled By Men

Christ Paid the Penalty  – Romans 5:8 (ESV)  “…but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.”  Romans 5:8 “You should read and study God’s Word like you read the morning newspaper.  The context gives  you the meaning of the words.  Let the text make its case.  Don’t try and… [More…]