Standing in the True Grace of God, Lesson 18

Originally posted March 9, 2018, at Women of Purpose. For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faith … 2 Peter 1:5a This week’s lesson deals with the consequence of last week’s passage. Because God’s power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, we are to give diligent... Continue Reading →

Standing in the True Grace of God, Lesson 16

Originally posted February 22, 2018, at Women of Purpose. With this lesson we reach a milestone in our study: we are finishing 1 Peter. Next week we begin 2 Peter, but for now, let’s finish Peter’s first epistle well. Our lesson begins in the middle of Peter’s call for humility among believers. Humble yourselves, therefore,... Continue Reading →

Living as Children of Light

As we move into chapter 5, we find that Paul is continuing his discourse on Christian holiness as a reflection and product of God’s saving work in our lives. We must no longer live as we did before we were saved. We must live in a way that is visibly different from the world, shining... Continue Reading →

Off With the Old, On With the New

Our lesson this week begins in Ephesians 4:17-19 with Paul’s admonition to the Ephesian believers that they must no longer walk as “the Gentiles” do. I find this to be an interesting change in the way he has been addressing them, since up to this point he has been referring to them as “you Gentiles”... Continue Reading →

Covenant Renewal

(Originally published March 3, 2017) We have come, at last, to the final chapter of the book of Joshua.  What a journey it has been!  We have walked alongside Joshua as he has followed the Lord in leading the people of Israel into their promised inheritance.  There have been many battles along the way, most... Continue Reading →

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