Don’t Be Good — Be Godly

“How terrible for you, teachers of the Law and Pharisees! You hypocrites! You are like whitewashed tombs, which look fine on the outside but are full of bones and decaying corpses on the inside....

We may suffer even when obedient

“If any of you want to come with me,” he told them, “you must forget yourself, carry your cross, and follow me.” Mark 8:34 (TEV) When we suffer, we can cling to the truth...

The Jesus Lens

“Let us keep our eyes fixed on Jesus, on whom our faith depends from beginning to end. He did not give up because of the cross! On the contrary, because of the joy that...

Love Jesus? Do What He Says

“If you love me, you will obey what I command.” John 14:15 (NIV) Jesus said you show your love for him when you do what he tells you to do. This doesn’t mean your...

Love God By Learning the Way He Thinks

“‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind’; and, ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’” Luke 10:27 (NIV) To...