Monthly Archives: October 2015

The Worship of Our Hearts

King Solomon then asked for a man named Hiram to come from Tyre. He was half Israelite, since his mother was a widow from the tribe of Naphtali, and his father had been a craftsman in bronze from Tyre. Hiram … Continue reading

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Thank God for Teachers

The gifts he gave were…teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ…  -Ephesians 4:12 (NRSV) Many Christians have fond childhood memories of Sunday School teachers that taught us stories from the … Continue reading

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Discover Your Gifts

Now you are the body of Christ, and each one of you is a part of it. -1 Corinthians 12:27 (NIV) The analogy of the Church as the “Body of Christ” is the perfect illustration to teach us how each … Continue reading

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Change Your World

There was a believer in Joppa named Tabitha (which in Greek is Dorcas). She was always doing kind things for others and helping the poor. -Acts 9:36 Dorcas was a believer, just like you and me. She evidently wasn’t a … Continue reading

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Working Behind the Scenes

As Jesus and His disciples were on their way, He came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to Him. She had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet listening to what He … Continue reading

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Sent

As you sent me into the world, I also have sent them into the world. -John 17:18 Jesus’ three years of ministry were not all focused only on the multitudes that gathered, but also on those select few that were … Continue reading

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Mission Light

He is a light that will reveal salvation to the nations and bring glory to Israel.  -Luke 2:31 This prophetic scripture recognized the two sides of mission, salvation to all people everywhere and, at the same time, building up the … Continue reading

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Forgiveness

Matthew 5:24 …leave your gift there in front of the altar. First go and be reconciled to them; then come and offer your gift. Releasing a grudge, letting go of a hurt, saying “I’m sorry” relieves a burden that otherwise, … Continue reading

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Working Worship

Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord… -Colossians 3:23(NIV) Someone once said, “Any job is a Christian job if a Christian is in it.” It is not the occupation that matters to … Continue reading

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