Persevering

James gives us two practices to help us grow spiritually: See that our problems are great opportunities to build perseverance Let perseverance grow us James 1:2-4 2 Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters,[a] whenever you face trials of many kinds, ...

Love as Jesus Loved

This is real Love Mark of a true Disciple John 13:34-35 34 A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. 35 By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love ...

Performing

James gives us three dangers that can happen when we don’t do what God’s word says: We can deceive ourselves We can forget our identity We can miss God’s blessing James 1:22-25 22 Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do w...

Proof of a Real Resurrection

In this passage John gives us three proofs why the resurrection was real: The first witnesses were female Peter and John were unaware The orderliness of the empty tomb John 20:1-9 Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene...

Pursuing

Paul gives three reasons why we should pursue godliness: Godliness ministers Godliness lasts Godliness saves 1 Timothy 4:6-10;15-16 6 If you point these things out to the brothers and sisters, you will be a good minister of Christ Jesus, nourished on the ...