We often view anger as a display of strength and power. But the Bible says that it is better to be slow to anger and self-controlled. May we examine our lives for areas where we struggle with unrighteous anger toward one another.
We who were once enemies of God have been invited to eat at His table now, for all our days in this life, and for all of eternity.We who were once enemies of God have been invited to eat at His table now, for all our days in this life, and for all of eternity.
Jesus has commissioned us to go to the nations. Let's pray that God's character will be on display in the church and that God's glory will be made known in places where Christ has not yet been praised.
Jesus was smitten by God and afflicted. Humanly speaking, there was nothing that would draw us to Him. He became like us yet was without sin. He has conquered sin and death and is seated at the right hand of the Majesty on high.
#487 – Advent: The Fully Obedient Son (1 Kings 9:4–5)
Because of Christ's sinlessness, He is the qualified substitute. Christ's death in our place makes us right before God and frees us from sin. Let's pray that God will continue to conform us into the image of Christ.
#464 – A Prayer for the Persecuted (Jeremiah 37:15)
Like Jeremiah, we have brothers and sisters throughout the world who are imprisoned because of their faith. Let's pray for them to persevere that the gospel may continue to go forth and bear fruit in all the world.
When we trust in Jesus to forgive us from our sins, we no longer need to fear the judgment of God. At the same time, our relationship with God is designed to be marked by love, reverence, and awe which leads us away from doing anything that would dishonor Him.