Paul writes in 1 Corinthians 10 that we are to take heed of the examples of the Old Testament, because we should learn from them and not repeat their mistakes. In verse 12 he warns: Therefore let anyone who thinks that he stands take heed lest he fall. C. H. Spurgeon comments in “Morning and … More Spurgeon: He who boasts of grace has little grace to boast of.
Love in the body of Christ is a message proclaimed loud and clear in 1 Corinthians, and especially in chapter 15, which we come to in our read-through-the-Bible plan today: Verse 14: “Let all that you do be done in love.” Verse 20: “Greet one another with a holy kiss.” …. love expressed among believers in the … More Tough-minded but loving letter
They went on from there and passed through Galilee. And he did not want anyone to know, for he was teaching his disciples, saying to them, “The Son of Man is going to be delivered into the hands of men, and they will kill him. And when he is killed, after three days he will rise.” … More His death was the great end for which He came into the world
He who disciplines the nations, does he not rebuke? He who teaches man knowledge— the LORD—knows the thoughts of man, that they are but a breath. Blessed is the man whom you discipline, O LORD, and whom you teach out of your law, to give him … More How foolish are those who think that God does not know their actions
John Piper, in the last sermon in a series on Ruth, “Ruth: The Best is Yet to Come” What one main thing does the author want us to take away from reading this story? Here’s what I would suggest as the main lesson: The life of the godly is not a straight line to glory, but … More Frequent signs: “The best is yet to come.”
April 25 1 Corinthians 16 (ESV) The Collection for the Saints 16:1 Now concerning  the collection for the saints: as I directed the churches of Galatia, so you also are to do. 2 On the first day of every week, each of you is to put something aside and store it up, as he may prosper, so that there … More April 25 1 Corinthians 16
April 25 Mark 9:14-32 (ESV) Jesus Heals a Boy with an Unclean Spirit 14 And when they came to the disciples, they saw a great crowd around them, and scribes arguing with them. 15 And immediately all the crowd, when they saw him, were greatly amazed and ran up to him and greeted him. 16 And he asked them, “What are … More April 25 Mark 9:14-32