Luke 7:23 “Blessed is anyone who does not stumble on account of me.”
Why would anyone stumble because of Jesus?
Surely all the good things he did would render stumbling off limits. And yet the very man that God sent as the forerunner of the Messiah was having difficulties believing that Jesus was the Messiah. Continue reading
Paul hits us hard with a lesson in how we go about giving in 2 Corinthians 9. The principles of sowing and reaping, our attitude when we give, the process of giving, the result of my giving and the base-line for my giving are all part of the text.
The power of the cross is for the salvation of all men, in as much as we turn to the cross and receive the gift of salvation offered to us at the cross, turns the wisdom of all mankind on its head! Continue reading
As a follower of Christ I’m called to make Him the priority of my life and yet there are so many other things that I fight with as they seek my attention and devotion. Today I was reading 2 Corinthians 5 and this verse popped out at me: 2 Corinthians 5:16 “So from now on we regard no one from a worldly point of view. Though we once regarded Christ in this way, we do so no longer.” In the context of what Paul was writing I was reminded of what my focus and my message need to be.