Bible teachings are done on different levels and address different aspects of life. It is our responsibility to make sure we approach God’s word with the right focus. This means our primary focus is on God’s relationship to His creation. The result of reading and studying God’s word, this being the primary focus, we come to know the true living God and His Son.
With this in mind, when you click on a book below, studies on different levels and on different areas of life will come up. Our bible studies entail Word of Encouragement, Growing in Jesus, and Doctrinal Teachings.
Psalm 119:105 KJV Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.
Current Bible Teachings
The depth of our hope, joy, and faith becomes stronger when we embrace God’s love. When we strive to be rooted and grounded in His love, our lives will reflect all we have received. John, through the Holy Spirit, tells us to look at the love that God has given us in making us His own children.
How to be Rooted and Grounded in His Love
When we embrace God’s love, we become deeply rooted and grounded in His love (the love of Christ).
How can we be rooted and grounded in love (Ephesians 3:17)? — After explaining to the believers at Ephesus the incredible new life that God has given them by grace through faith in Jesus Christ (Ephesians 1:1—3:13), Paul adds that he prays for them (Ephesians 3:14). Part of Paul’s prayer includes the statement that they are rooted and grounded in love (Ephesians 3:17)….
It is necessary for us as believers to determine to set our mind to seek the Lord. It is faith in Jesus Christ that has opened this door to us. As we journey through this bible teaching, we will learn what seek the Lord means. Let’s begin.
Determine means = To fix the boundaries of; to mark off and separate.
[God] hath determined the times before appointed.
– Acts 17:26.
To set bounds to; to fix the determination of; to limit; to bound; to bring to an end; to finish.
To resolve on, to come to an end. by Websters Dictionary….
Being made brand new, we find ourselves in new territory and wanting a newness of life in Christ. For our old way of life no longer is pleasing to us. Now the true battle begins on the inside as we journey towards working out our salvation.
What is the Newness of Life?
The newness of life means living a sanctified life before God.
As we move away from our old way of thinking, doing and being, our flesh will be hostile against the righteous desires of the Holy Spirit (Galatians 5:16-17). Our flesh does not want to be sanctified. Therefore, remember, our battle is not against other people in and of itself. It is a battle of separating from sin as we move toward our future glorified body in Christ forever.