Obeying the Precepts of the Law Is Not the Right Choice

Carved Nativity group made by Faith Craft (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Romans 3 28 For we hold that a person is justified by faith apart from works prescribed by the law. nrsv A person is made righteous by faith. That is, they can make consistent right choices because they have been justified.  Justification is done byContinue reading “Obeying the Precepts of the Law Is Not the Right Choice”

Chapter 3 – The Faithful Act Like They Know Christ (Continued)

Jeremiah 9:24 But let him who glories glory in this: that he understands and knows Me [personally and practically, directly discerning and recognizing My character], that I am the Lord, Who practice loving-kindness, judgment and righteousness in the earth, for in these things I delight, says the Lord. tab            Continue reading “Chapter 3 – The Faithful Act Like They Know Christ (Continued)”

Chapter 3 – The Faithful Act Like They Know Christ (Continued)

The title page to the 1611 first edition of the Authorized Version Bible. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Colossians 3:15 And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body; and be thankful. 16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teachingContinue reading “Chapter 3 – The Faithful Act Like They Know Christ (Continued)”

Chapter 3 – The Faithful Act Like They Know Christ

1 So if you’re serious about living this new resurrection life with Christ, act like it.  Pursue the things over which Christ presides. 2 Don’t shuffle along, eyes to the ground, absorbed with the things right in front of you.  Look up, and be alert to what is going on around Christ–that’s where the actionContinue reading “Chapter 3 – The Faithful Act Like They Know Christ”

What Does Faithful Mean? (Continued)

faithful (Photo credit: Amydeanne) The Message Bible translates the Christians at Colossae as “stalwart followers of Christ”.  How would you like to have someone note that you are a stalwart follower of Christ in a letter that would be read by millions over the ages?   In Revelation the 144,000 saints in heaven are describedContinue reading “What Does Faithful Mean? (Continued)”

What Does Faithful Mean?

Nothing could be better than to receive a letter like this from an apostle of Christ.  The only thing better would be for Jesus himself to say these words to us.  Our life’s goal should be to hear Jesus say, “Well done my good and faithful servant.” A page from an 11th century Gospel ofContinue reading “What Does Faithful Mean?”