Death · Free Will · Grace · Heaven · Hell · Life · Obedience · Serve · Sin · Slave

free will…

Do you not know that if you present yourselves to anyone as obedient slaves, you are slaves of the one whom you obey, either of sin, which leads to death, or of obedience, which leads to righteousness? Romans 6:16 ESV Free will… there really isn’t anything free about it… We were created to serve… not…… Continue reading free will…

Abide · Doing · Feelings · Love · Obedience

love… it’s about doing… not feeling…

“…If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commandments and abide in his love. … “This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. …” John 15:10, 12 ESV Jesus says…¬†Keep my commandments… love one another… There is no need…… Continue reading love… it’s about doing… not feeling…

Anxiety · Duty · Faith · Obedience · servant · Unworthy

unworthy servant…

“…So you also, when you have done all that you were commanded, say, ‘We are unworthy servants; we have only done our duty.'”¬†–Jesus Luke 17:10 ESV I’ve learned over the years of walking with Him… it’s so much easier… less painful… less anxiety inducing… if I simply obey… do my duty as a servant… in…… Continue reading unworthy servant…

Listen · Obedience · servant · the Word

listen… He’s speaking…

[Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash] “Speak, for your servant is listening.” 1Samuel 3:10 NIV listening… it’s more than just hearing… To listen includes a response of obedience… The verse says it all… Speak… Your servant… is listening… Servants not only hear their Lord… but they do what He says… A response of joyful obedience… when He speaks… And…… Continue reading listen… He’s speaking…