“In everything I did, I showed you that by this kind of hard work we must help the weak, remembering the words the Lord Jesus himself said: ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’ ” Acts 20:35 NIV Paul was a tentmaker, and he supported himself with this trade. Paul did not work… The post Hard work appeared first on BayArt.
“You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love.” Galatians 5:13 NIV Paul distinguishes between freedom to sin and freedom to serve. Freedom or license to sin is no freedom at all, because it enslaves you to… The post Pray about it appeared first on BayArt.
“For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come.” 1 Timothy 4:8 NIV Are you in shape both physically and spiritually? In our society, much emphasis is placed on physical fitness, but spiritual health (godliness) is even more… The post Are you in shape? appeared first on BayArt.
“O Sovereign LORD! You made the heavens and earth by your strong hand and powerful arm. Nothing is too hard for you! (Jeremiah 32:17 NLT) Is anything too hard for the LORD? I will return about this time next year, and Sarah will have a son.” (Genesis 18:14 NLT) “Is anything too hard for the… The post Nothing is to hard appeared first on BayArt.
“just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”” Matthew 20:28 NIV A “ransom” was the price paid to release a slave from bondage. Jesus often told his disciples that he must die, but here he told them why—to… The post Serve appeared first on BayArt.
“He will swallow up death forever. The Sovereign Lord will wipe away the tears from all faces; he will remove his people’s disgrace from all the earth. The Lord has spoken.” Isaiah 25:8 NIV When the Lord speaks, he does what he says. It is comforting to know that God’s plans and activities are closely… The post The Lord speaks appeared first on BayArt.
“Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die; and whoever lives by believing in me will never die. Do you believe this?”” John 11:25-26 NIV Jesus has power over life and death as well as power to forgive sins. This… The post The way appeared first on BayArt.
“And he is the head of the body, the church; he is the beginning and the firstborn from among the dead, so that in everything he might have the supremacy.” Colossians 1:18 NIV Christ is “supreme over all who rise from the dead.” Jesus was raised from death, and his resurrection proves his lordship over… The post Head of the world appeared first on BayArt.
“Very truly I tell you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life and will not be judged but has crossed over from death to life.” John 5:24 NIV Eternal life—living forever with God—begins when you accept Jesus Christ as Savior. At that moment, new life begins in you (2… The post Eternal life appeared first on BayArt.
“All these are the work of one and the same Spirit, and he distributes them to each one, just as he determines.” 1 Corinthians 12:11 NIV No matter what gift(s) a person has, all spiritual gifts are distributed by the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit decides which gifts each believer should have. We are responsible… The post To each one appeared first on BayArt.