Contributed on Jan 6, 2014
How should a committed Christian's love for God be seen in his or her daily life?
As begin this series on committed Christianity, it is only proper and fitting that we begin with our thought for today, which is, that a committed Christian adores his Savior. After all, isn’t that the first part of the Great Commandment? “Jesus replied: ‘Love the Lord your ...read more
Contributed on Jan 13, 2014
A committed Christian seeks to apply God's Word to his daily life.
In any bookstore you will find a number of books which tell you how to invest your money. Really, investing your money in buying these books is what makes the authors rich. But there are two questions we must ask about such books: First, is it reliable? Second, is it useful for me? The problem ...read more
Contributed on Jan 23, 2014
A committed Christian depends on the power of the Holy Spirit to live the Christian life.
Most all of us know what it means for a person to be cited for DUI. DUI stands for “driving under the influence.” Paul speaks in our passage today about how the committed Christian will seek to operate under the influence. The influence of the Holy Spirit. (READ TEXT) Paul draws ...read more
Contributed on Jan 27, 2014
What does faith look like and why is it important?
It’s been said that, “God loves us as we are, but He loves us too much to leave us that way.” In so doing, God will call us to take new steps of faith in our walk with Christ. “Therefore as you have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him.” - Colossians 2:6 ...read more
Contributed on Feb 8, 2014
Peter outlines three steps to move toward holy living.
Today, we are going to think about holiness. In our text, we are commanded to be holy because the One who has saved us is holy. “It is reasonable to expect that children will resemble their father.” - Anonymous Likewise, it is reasonable to expect children of God to resemble ...read more
Contributed on Feb 19, 2014
How does a committed Christina promote unity within the body of Christ?
In our passage, when we are told that the church in Jerusalem was “all together,” the emphasis is not only on the fact that they were in a particular place, but that they met with a particular purpose. The description here is not just one that speaks of their physical location, but also ...read more
Contributed on Feb 24, 2014
What made the early believers so effective in sharing their faith?
In Matthew 5:13-15, Jesus says His followers are to be “salt” and “light” in the world. Just as salt makes one thirsty, the testimony of Christ followers is to create a thirst in the hearts of those who do not know Him. And, just as light helps us see things clearly, the ...read more