Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.
Faith and Endurance
Don’t just listen to God’s word. You must do what it says. Otherwise, you are only fooling yourselves. [Read more…]
Morning Prayer: Mon, 23 Jan – Psalm 106:6-8; Proverbs 24:30-31; Hebrews 6:11-12 ~ laziness has its reward
I walked by the field of a lazy person, the vineyard of one with no common sense. I saw that it was overgrown with nettles. It was covered with weeds, and its walls were broken down. [Read more…]
But don’t just listen to God’s word. You must do what it says. Otherwise, you are only fooling yourselves. For if you listen to the word and don’t obey, it is like glancing at your face in a mirror. You see yourself, walk away, and forget what you look like. But if you look carefully into the perfect law that sets you free, and if you do what it says and don’t forget what you heard, then God will bless you for doing it.