For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men, Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world;
Titus 2:11-12 There is a great work for us to do if we would inherit eternal life. We are to deny ungodliness and worldly lusts, and live a life of righteousness. . . . There is no salvation for us except in Jesus, for it is through faith in Him that we receive power to become th
Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, quit you like men, be strong. 1 Corinthians 16:13 Christ has made every provision for us to be strong. He has given us His Holy Spirit, whose office is to bring to our remembrance all the promises that Christ has made, that we may have peace and a sweet sense of forgiveness. If we will but keep our eyes fixed on the Saviour, and trust in His power, we shall be filled with a sense of security; for the righteousness of Christ will become our r
And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men; Colossians 3:23 Many whom God has qualified to do excellent work accomplish very little, because they attempt little. Thousands pass through life as if they had no definite object for which to live, no standard to reach. Such will obtain a reward proportionate to their works. Remember that you will never reach a higher standard than you yourself set. Then set your mark high, and step by step, even though
Last month we talked about the challenge men face in finding their true identity and how their true identity is found in God and in the Bible. In the coming months, we want to look at some other challenges that we as men face as we try to fulfill our true purpose in life and become all God wants us to be. This month we will look at the challenge of relevance and legacy and the challenge of accountability and consistency. The Challenge of Relevance and Legacy A challenge many
Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord; Romans 12:11 Some make a great mistake by supposing that a high profession will compensate for real service. But a religion which is not practical is not genuine. True conversion makes us strictly honest in our dealings with our fellow men. It makes us faithful in our everyday work. Every sincere follower of Christ will show that the religion of the Bible qualifies him to use his talents in the Master's service. "
The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way. Psalms 37:23 Young men and young women will often be brought into positions where they are uncertain what to do. Their inclination leads them in one direction, and the Holy Spirit of God draws them in another direction. Satan presses his temptation upon them and urges them to follow the inclinations of the natural heart. But those who desire to be true to Christ will listen to the voice that says,