Text In him and through faith in him we may approach God with freedom and confidence. Ephesians 3:12 Meditation As faithful stewards we can draw with confidence before the throne of grace. Teaching I can’t imagine a more fitting verse for us to end our second trek than Ephesians 3:12. A companion verse is Hebrews 4:16, “let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive .
Text Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able .
Text Teach me your way, Lord, that I may rely on your faithfulness; give me an undivided heart, that I may fear your name. Psalm 86:11 Meditation We are called to be one-kingdom people, which means a total reliance on God’s faithfulness. Teaching This is our third day meditating on Psalm 86:11. I have proposed that this psalm may be best read backwards, so we started with an understanding of what it meant .
Text Teach me your way, Lord, that I may rely on your faithfulness; give me an undivided heart, that I may fear your name. Psalm 86:11 Meditation We are called to be one-kingdom people, which means developing an undivided heart. Teaching Yesterday we looked at this Psalm and considered what it means to fear God only. I mentioned that I was most blessed by reading this Psalm backwards. For me, cultivating a holy, .
Text Teach me your way, Lord, that I may rely on your faithfulness; give me an undivided heart, that I may fear your name. Psalm 86:11 Meditation We are called to be one kingdom people, which means cultivating a holy, reverent fear of God. Teaching Psalm 86:11 carries great meaning for me. I first really focused on this verse while on a recent trip to Hong Kong. Early one morning while going through .
Text “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.” Proverbs 3:5 Meditation We choose everyday where (or in whom) we will place our trust. It cannot be divided up among several recipients. It is either solely in God or it is not. Teaching There is an old joke about the man who fell over the side of a cliff and was able to grab a .
Text A certain ruler asked Jesus, “Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?” “Why do you call me good?” Jesus answered. “No one is good except God alone. You know the commandments: you shall not commit adultery, you shall not murder, you shall not steal, you shall not give false testimony, honor your father and mother.” “All these I have kept since I was a boy,” he said. When Jesus heard .
The Map To navigate our way along this second trek we will be guided by the following key text, image, themes and prayer. Key Verses for Trek #2 – Matthew 6:25-34, and 13:44 Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? Look at the birds .
Text Do not store up for your selves treasures on earth, where mobs and vermin destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where mobs and of vermin do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. Matthew 6:19-21 Then he said to them all, “Whoever wants to be my disciple must .
Text The gift is not like the trespass. For if the many died by the trespass of the one man, how much more did God’s grace and the gift that came by the grace of the one man, Jesus Christ, overflow to the many! Nor can the gift of God be compared with the result of one man’s sin: the judgment followed one sin and brought condemnation, but the gift followed many trespasses and .