For Their Sake – 2 Corinthians 6:3-10

“We put no obstacle in anyone’s way, so that no fault may be found with our ministry, but as servants of God we commend ourselves in every way: by great endurance, in afflictions, hardships, calamities, beatings, imprisonments, riots, labors, sleepless nights, hunger; by purity, knowledge, patience, kindness, the Holy Spirit, genuine love; by truthful speech, […]

Effects of Righteousness – Isaiah 32:17-18

“And the effect of righteousness will be peace, and the result of righteousness, quietness and trust forever. My people will abide in a peaceful habitation, in secure dwellings, and in quiet resting places.” Isaiah 32:17-18 When the Spirit of God comes to dwell with us, as we intentionally abide in Him, righteousness is the result. […]

God’s Field – 1 Corinthians 3:5-9

“What then is Apollos? What is Paul? Servants through whom you believed, as the Lord assigned to each. I planted, Apollos watered, but God gave the growth. So neither he who plants nor he who waters is anything, but only God who gives the growth…For we are God’s fellow workers. You are God’s field, God’s […]

Filling the Void – Luke 11:24-26

“When the unclean spirit has gone out of a person, it passes through waterless places seeking rest, and finding none it says, ‘I will return to my house from which I came.’ And when it comes, it finds the house swept and put in order. Then it goes and brings seven other spirits more evil […]

Our Refiner – Malachi 3:1-3

“Behold, I send my messenger, and he will prepare the way before me. And the Lord whom you seek will suddenly come to his temple; and the messenger of the covenant in whom you delight, behold, he is coming, says the LORD of hosts. But who can endure the day of his coming, and who […]

With All Vigilance – Proverbs 4:23

“Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life.” Proverbs 4:23 Am I being vigilant regarding my heart? Guarding it carefully, intently seeking to grow in purity, wisdom, and righteousness at my core? Or am I content to allow my heart to freely flit from one thing to the next, […]