Walking in Blamelessness

“…the Lord appeared to (Abram) and said, ‘I am God Almighty; walk before me and be blameless” Genesis 17:1. God has a simple requirement for all who would want to walk with Him: blamelessness. “Lord, who may dwell in your sanctuary? Who may live on your holy hill? He whose walk is blameless and who…

Walking in Grace

“May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all” 2 Corinthians 13:14. Grace is God’s “indescribable gift” to the believer (2 Cor.9:14-15). As Christians, we are: Saved by grace (Ephesians 2:1-9; 1:4-8). Standing in grace (Romans 5:1-2; Acts 13:43). Strengthened…

Walking in Humility

“Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience” Colossians 3:12 (see also 1 Peter 3:8; 5:5). Humility is one of the products of the Christian life (James 3:13). We are not just solitary Christians. God has placed us in the Body of Christ (1 Corinthians…

Walking in Balance

“…until we all…become mature, attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ. Then we will no longer be infants, tossed back and forth by the waves, and blown here and there by every wind of teaching and by the cunning and craftiness of men in their deceitful scheming” Ephesians 4:13-14. God’s plan is…

Walking in God’s Purpose

“In him we were also chosen, having been predestined according to the plan of him who works out everything in conformity with the purpose of his will, in order that we…might be for the praise of his glory” Ephesians 1:11-12 (see Romans 9:23; Job 36:5; Isaiah 46:10). As Christians, we have been “called according to…