Tags archives: grace

  • 1 Corinthians 7:17-20  17 Nevertheless, each person should live as a believer in whatever situation the Lord has assigned to them, just as God has called them. This is the rule I lay down in all the churches. 18 Was a man already circumcised when he was called? He should not become uncircumcised.... [read more]
  • 1 Corinthians 6:5-8 5 I say this to shame you. Is it possible that there is nobody among you wise enough to judge a dispute between believers? 6 But instead, one brother takes another to court—and this in front of unbelievers! 7 The very fact that you have lawsuits among you means you have been c... [read more]
  • Proverbs 10:11-12  11The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life, but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence. 12Hatred stirs up conflict, but love covers over all wrongs. Maintenance When you are more than 50 years old, one realistic question that is not readily appreciated is, “Are you t... [read more]
  • Psalm 5:8 8Lead me, Lord, in your righteousness because of my enemies—make your way straight before me. Life is intertwined with benefactors as well as adversaries. Everyone loves it when surrounded with supportive people. We love it when they promote our cause. But still, we cannot be complacen... [read more]
  • 1 Corinthians 1:1-3  1Paul, called to be an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and our brother Sosthenes, 2To the church of God in Corinth, to those sanctified in Christ Jesus and called to be his holy people, together with all those everywhere who call on the name of our Lord Jesus Chri... [read more]
  • 2 Peter 3:17-18  17Therefore, dear friends, since you have been forewarned, be on your guard so that you may not be carried away by the error of the lawless and fall from your secure position. 18But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and ... [read more]
  • 1 Peter 5:12-14  12With the help of Silas, whom I regard as a faithful brother, I have written to you briefly, encouraging you and testifying that this is the true grace of God. Stand fast in it. 13She who is in Babylon, chosen together with you, sends you her greetings, and so does my son Mark. 14... [read more]
  • 1 Peter 5:8-11 8Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. 9Resist him, standing firm in the faith, because you know that the family of believers throughout the world is undergoing the same kind of sufferings. 10And the God ... [read more]