Tag Archives: Christ Jesus

September 19, 2015


Galatians 5:5 But by faith we eagerly await through the Spirit the righteousness for which we hope. We sometimes forget that Paul was painfully aware that he wasn’t yet righteous by God’s standards, and was simply wearing the mantle of … Continue reading

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June 20, 2015


Hebrews 2:11 Both the one who makes men holy and those who are made holy are of the same family. So Jesus is not ashamed to call them brothers. The more we delve into what God has done for us … Continue reading

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June 13, 2015


Philippians 2:5 Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus. This is the ultimate “What would Jesus do” statement, because it speaks not just of actions but of attitude. It is also the ultimate check on conceit, … Continue reading

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May 25, 2015


Mark 10:52 “Go,” said Jesus, “your faith has healed you.” Immediately he received his sight and followed Jesus along the road. There is a difference between the Japanese and the NIV that jumps out at me. Where the NIV says … Continue reading

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November 2, 2014


Philippians 1:6 Being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus. This is another “standard” Scripture, familiar to the point of numbness, but that … Continue reading

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October 25, 2014


Galatians 3:14 He redeemed us in order that the blessing given to Abraham might come to the Gentiles through Christ Jesus, so that by faith we might receive the promise of the Spirit. Some churches today act as if the … Continue reading

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