Tag Archives: Apostle Paul

Imitators of God’s love

Ephesians 5:1-20; John 9:1-12, 35-38 It is said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Those whom we imitate serve as examples, role models, mentors. We imitate their behavior, striving to meet their example. In short, we want to … Continue reading

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Pray, God will hear

1 Thessalonians 5:16-28 It seems these days there are so many people calling for prayer. After all, there is so much for which to pray. All around the world we hear of people struggling with poverty, hunger and disease. Even … Continue reading

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Sure and certain hope

Romans 8:31-39 My, what uncertain times we are living through. Just as we get used to new recommendations concerning behavior and restrictions for gathering in ever smaller groups, things change. And with all these changes come more uncertainty, more anxiety … Continue reading

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Seeking the things above

Colossians 3:1-11 Have you ever noticed how fair weather and sunny skies lift the attitude among people? Smiles seem more prevalent and people seem to have a more positive outlook. Life is cheerful when the skies are clear, but such … Continue reading

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Golden rule

Romans 12:9-21 Do unto others as you would have others do unto you. Such is the golden rule. We strive to follow it and teach it to our children, expecting them to follow it as well. Yet, even as we … Continue reading

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Rejoice!

Philippians 4:1-9 There was a song released in 1988 imploring its hearers to put away the worries of the world and simply enjoy life. Bobby McFerrin’s “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” is certainly a nice little tune that might make us … Continue reading

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Saved by grace

Romans 7:7-25 Everyone has bad habits. Those things we do subconsciously and don’t realize it until it’s done. Then there are those bad habits that, as we strive to refrain from doing them, the temptation becomes too great and we … Continue reading

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