Be heavenly sighted

When I read Paul’s letters to the churches, and I read 1 Thessalonians today, it’s fascinating that he rarely discusses the politics or culture. He accepts it, and doesn’t talk much about it. Rather, he focuses almost exclusively on the gospel, and the new life that we have in it. Maybe that’s the balance I… Continue reading Be heavenly sighted

Ephesians 2

“And you were dead in your trespasses and sins in which you previously lived according to the ways of this world, according to the ruler of the power of the air, the spirit now working in the disobedient. We too all previously lived among them in our fleshly desires, carrying out the inclinations of our… Continue reading Ephesians 2

1 Peter 3

Finally, all of you be like-minded and sympathetic, love one another, and be compassionate and humble, not paying back evil for evil or insult for insult but, on the contrary, giving a blessing, since you were called for this, so that you may inherit a blessing. But even if you should suffer for righteousness, you… Continue reading 1 Peter 3

We are all the same in Christ

5 Therefore, put to death what belongs to your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desire, and greed, which is idolatry. 6 Because of these, God’s wrath is coming upon the disobedient,7 and you once walked in these things when you were living in them. 8 But now, put away all the following: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and filthy language from your mouth. 9 Do not lie to one another, since you have… Continue reading We are all the same in Christ