Tag: Colossians

all is all

If we choose to believe that every resource of heaven is available to us by His grace, there will never be a need to shrink from victory in any circumstance. Put Jesus in the Center
"All things were created through Him and for Him." _Colossians 1:16

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making progress?

. . . you were cleansed; you were made holy; you were made right with God by calling on the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of our God. 1 Corinthians 6:11 NLT This morning we read 1 Corinthians, chapters 5 and 6. My take-away was deeper understanding of a couple…

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what are you doing?

Whatever you do [whatever your task may be], work from the soul [that is, put in your very best effort], as [something done] for the Lord and not for men Colossians 3;23 AMP This morning I heard the Spirit ask me, “What are you doing?” “Well, so far this week I’ve mostly been trying to…

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do not conform!

The Gospel is Increase! Did you know that everything about the gospel speaks of increase? Do you realize that the gospel empowers people to prosper in every area of life? At the same time, everything about Satan and the darkness of the world tends toward loss, corruption and poverty. God’s kingdom is designed for men…

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The Power of Wisdom

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom. Colossians 3:16 I recently was reminiscing and wishing I could relive certain parts of my life with the wisdom I have today. What would it have been like to go to high school with the accumulated wisdom of 48 years in the Lord?…

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the way we walk

If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit. Galatians 5:25 There is a difference between being born again of the Spirit of God, and actually drawing your life from the Spirit of God. We have made the born again experience such a “once for all” event, that we often overlook…

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life IN Christ

Can Paul’s second letter to Timothy help ME become a true servant of our Lord Jesus? For a true servant of our Lord Jesus will not be argumentative but gentle toward all and skilled in helping others see the truth, having great patience toward the immature. Then with meekness you’ll be able to carefully enlighten…

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the quietest season

January, February and March represent the quietest season here at the Cottage. The winter birds flock around the bird bath. The trees wait patiently for warmer days, preparing to blossom profusely, then cover the garden in a snow flurry of white petals in mid-February. The citrus hold tightly to last season’s fruit, and at the…

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