Archive for 'Obedience'

No Love Without Obedience

Matthew 5:17-19 2Cor 3:4-11 / Psa 99 Whoever obeys and teaches these commandments will be called greatest in the kingdom of heaven. (Matthew 5:19) Those who prefer not to obey God’s laws forfeit heaven’s treasure, Those who submit will find the way; Obedience is love’s true measure. (Jesus said), “Do not think that I have […]

Love and Obedience

John 14: 21-26 Acts 14:5-18 / Ps 115:1-4,15-16 Whoever observes My commandments is the one who loves me. (John 14:21) By His Spirit God has made us feel The essence of His love so real, That in turn we may also reveal Christ’s love according to His will. Jesus said, ‘Whoever has my commandments and […]

The Power of Obedience

John 21:1-14 Acts 4:1-12 / Ps 118 Cast the net on the starboard side and you will find something. (John 21:6) Like Simon, we may lose our focus When distraught, sad or feeling sorry; But just keep faith and hope in Jesus, His guidance leads us to His glory. Afterward Jesus appeared again to His […]

Love and Obedience

Matthew 5:17-19 Deut 4:1,5-9 / Psa 147 Whoever obeys and teaches these commandments will be called greatest in the kingdom of heaven. (Matthew 5:19) Those who prefer not to obey God’s laws forfeit heaven’s treasure, Those who submit will find the way; Obedience is love’s true measure. Jesus said to His disciples, “Do not think […]

An Agreement Made in Heaven

Mark 8:34-– 9:1 Gen 11:1-9 / Psa 33 . . . whoever loses his life for my sake and the gospel’s will save it. (Mark 8:35) The values on which we now depend Will determine life’s final goal. What profit is there to gain, my friend, If in the end I lose my soul? Jesus […]

The Family of Jesus

Mark 3: 31-35 Heb 10:1-10 / Psa 40 ‘Who are My mother and My brothers?’. . . whoever does the will of God, he is My brother and sister and mother.’ (Mark 3:33,35) When we joined our community We learned this is what we must fulfill: To belong to Christ’s family We must submit to […]