Stable, consistent, strong and vigilant–the life of a mature saint

Christians who are preoccupied with living their lives right in God's eyes are often called rigid by the world, but being rigid is a positive, according to Paul in 1 Corinthians 16:13-14. In that passage, he stated, "Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, quit you like men, be strong. Let all your things be done... Continue Reading →

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Abundant godly love and abundant holiness fuel each other

"I want to know what love is. I want you to show me." So goes some of the lyrics in the 1984 hit by the band Foreigner. Showing and demonstrating to the world what genuine godly love looks like was one of the founding principles taught by the Lord Jesus and his disciples in the... Continue Reading →

Depression is on the rise, but tools to fight it are easy to find

A recent study by Blue Cross Blue Shield has shown that the number of people with health care insurance who are diagnosed with major depression in America is increasing sharply. Although it is increasing across the board, the increase is most significant for women, teens, and millennials. The statistics were measured from 2013-2016 and showed... Continue Reading →

How the church body and saints get true blessings

To conclude 2 Corinthians, Paul spoke a special blessing over that church. His blessing them was a final instruction on how they could not only receive the Lord's blessings, but more importantly revealed how they could be a blessing to God, to fellow saints, and to the world. He stated the following: Finally, brethren, farewell.... Continue Reading →

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