Tag Archives: spiritual maturity

Serving God; February 10, 2019


John 5:19, 30 Jesus gave them this answer: “I tell you the truth, the Son can do nothing by himself; he can do only what he sees his Father doing, because whatever the Father does the Son also does. By … Continue reading

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Suffering; January 5, 2019


Revelation 1:9 I, John, your brother and companion in the suffering and kingdom and patient endurance that are ours in Jesus, was on the island of Patmos because of the word of God and the testimony of Jesus. When you … Continue reading

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Parents and Children; January 3, 2019


3 John 1:4 I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth. This seems like a direct echo of verse 4 of 2nd John, which came up yesterday. However, there he is speaking … Continue reading

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Close to God; December 17, 2018


James 4:7-8 Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. Come near to God and he will come near to you. Wash your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded. Verse 7 … Continue reading

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Spiritual Growth; November 9, 2018


Philippians 3:16 Only let us live up to what we have already attained. The section ahead of this is so glorious that this perhaps gets overlooked much of the time. From verse 7 through 14 Paul expresses his own level … Continue reading

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Delayed Gratification; July 19, 2018


John 11:5-6 Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus. Yet when he heard that Lazarus was sick, he stayed where he was two more days. This is a very important, instructive incident in the life and ministry of Jesus, … Continue reading

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Ministering God’s Truth; July 15, 2017


1 Kings 17:24 Then the woman said to Elijah, “Now I know that you are a man of God and that the word of the Lord from your mouth is the truth.” What’s really interesting to me about this is … Continue reading

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