Christian duties to the government (2)

This is a continuation of Christian duties to the government, part 1. Proverbs 29:26 calls us to pray for the government. We can accomplish much change in government by appealing to the Lord God. This is something God expects of us, and even if made illegal one day, remains something

Christian duties to the government (1)

Each of us have a list of things we expect from our government. Some of the items of the list might even be the things in Scripture that God expects from governments. But Scripture also lists things that God expects from Christians in response to their governments. The government might

Raising your spiritual water table

As much as we would like it for God to mature us in a moment, or even over a special church camp weekend or something like that, the reality is that God matures us one day at a time for the entire duration of our earthly life. Our church takes

Romans 12:9 One-liners for life

Romans 12:9 begins the Proverbs-like list of one-liners for Christian living. Although the list will touch on many different common daily experiences, verse 9 contains the three one-liners that cover all of life. Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good. Romans 12:9 (ESV

Just be nice

Christianity is a mixture of the simple and the profound. The simple Gospel truth is “Believe in Jesus and you will be saved” (Acts 16:31), but the profound depths of Jesus being our propitiation is also true of the Gospel (1 John 2:2). The same is true for obedience. The