“That I may know Him…” (Philippians 3:10 NKJV) “one thing is needed, and Mary has chosen that good part, which will not be taken away from her.” (Luke 10:42 NKJV) Paul’s goal in life was to grow in intimacy with the Lord: “That I may know Him.”
(Adapted from Day By Day By Grace, a devotional by Bob Hoekstra, available free at Blue Letter Bible.) But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. (2 Peter 3:18 NKJV) Grace is for spiritual growth and progress in the Lord. It is not intended only for birthing and starting […]
“Yes, and all who desire to live godly in Christ Jesus will suffer persecution.” (2 Timothy 3:12) This promise in 2 Timothy 3 guarantees persecution for serious believers in Jesus Christ. In a church world where many treasure comfort and popularity, this promise is not well-received.
The following is taken from Bob Hoekstra’s popular devotional Day By Day By Grace. Check out this devotional and many others at the Blue Letter Bible. “For sin shall not have dominion over you, for you are not under law but under grace…that the righteous requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us who […]