Religion without devotion

The material in quotes in today’s blog is actually taken from the notes of The Reformation Heritage Bible on Zechariah 7 that I was reading this morning. I couldn’t say it any better. “Perfunctory religious rituals without a genuine heart for the...

Undivided Devotion

1Cor 7.35 I am saying this for your own good, not to restrict you, but that you may live in a right way in undivided devotion to The Lord.In this section of his letter to the Corinthian church, the apostle Paul is writing about issues of marriage, vocations and other...

Devoted, Determined, and Driven

As we read in Colossians 1:24-29, the apostle Paul was devoted to Jesus Christ at any cost and determined to fulfill the call of God upon his life. He was driven by the desire to proclaim the gospel to the lost and see people turned into disciples of Jesus Christ. You...

Laying Down Our Lives – For Whom?

This individual is extremely popular. He has charisma, that “something special.” Someone said his words reflect “the feelings I feel.” The songs he wrote speak about love and truth. (Could they be psalms?) He has a staff who work night and day; some don’t even draw a...

Devoted, Determined, And Driven

As we read in Colossians 1:24-29, we see the apostle Paul was devoted to Jesus Christ at any cost and determined to fulfill the call of God upon his life. He was driven by the desire to proclaim the gospel to the lost and see people turned into disciples of Jesus...