'live in Christ' Tagged Posts

'live in Christ' Tagged Posts

Daily Devotions

Brothers and sisters, join in imitating me, and observe those who live according to the example you have in us.” vs. 17 Philippians 3:17-19 No matter what our background in the faith, no matter how strong our commitment to Christ, we all have to crawl out of bed in the morning, pause for a cup of coffee, and then figure out how we’re going to use all the hours we have at our disposal through the day. And if we’re…

Daily Devotions

But love your enemies, do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return. Your reward will be great, and you will be children of the Most High; for he is kind to the ungrateful and the wicked.” vs. 35 Luke 6:31-36 Jesus could say radical, eye-brow raising things to his disciples because he knew God’s heart. Most people, then and now, believe that God keeps track of wrong-doing and wreaks vengeance on the ungrateful and the wicked. Somehow, we’ve gotten the…

Daily Devotions

If for this life only we have hoped in Christ, we are of all people most to be pitied.” vs. 19 1 Corinthians 15:15-20 Some of us grew up believing that the whole point of having faith in Jesus was to insure that we would have eternal life when we die. There was great joy when, on their deathbeds, people would accept Jesus as their personal savior and receive the assurance of new life with him in heaven. When such…