1 John 2:3-11. John’s instruction to believers gives them great assurance that if they follow God’s commands, they do indeed know him. These commands are the same that He has given from the begining, and consistency in obedience is easy to demonstrate: love one another!
Jeremiah 2:22 – Try as hard as you want, you can not clean the stain of your sin. Not without help, that is.
1 John 1:5-2:2 – Whether you’re a Christian or not hinges upon how you deal with sin. Will you come out of the dark and into the light?
1 John 1:1-4. Jesus offers eternal life, fellowship, and joy. These gifts show the difference between true and false believers.
Num 23:19 – God will not and can not go back on His Word. If He promises, it’s done.
Job 11:7-9 – God is incomprehensible. This is really good news for us.
Proverbs 16:33 – Understanding God’s role in even the smallest occurences of life gives us the motivation to live diligently and confidently before him.
Matthew 10:29-31 – How do we know that God providentially cares for all things? Two proofs: the sparrows and our hair.
Psalm 102:25-27 – In a world where everything changes, there is one who has never changed – not one bit. His love and His word remains ever the same.
Acts 17:25 – You try to be self-sufficient, and you’ll fail miserably. God has always had everything He ever needed – in Himself. That’s independence.
1 Timothy 6:15b-16 – All honour and all might are in God’s corner. He lives in unapproachable light. We are not God, and that’s a good thing.
John 10:17-18 – Nobody, nobody, nobody can lay their life down and take it up again. That is, nobody except Jesus. God is great.
Leviticus 16 – On that first Good Friday, Jesus fulfilled all that the Day of Atonement pointed to. God’s greatness is displayed, and this is good news for us!
Colossians 1:17 – Jesus is before all things and in him all things hold together. There’s none greater than him.
Psalm 33:6-9. God has created all things by the word of his mouth, therefore worship him.
Psalm 119:145-176. The psalmist finishes his masterpiece with reminders believers need to remember.
Q&A with Mike and Paul on practicalities relating to elders.
Titus 1:10-16. Elders are to silence falsehood.
Titus 1:1-9. Elders are to teach truth.
Psalm 131. The Psalmist calls us to be humble, to be content, and to be hopeful in the face of trouble.