Being A Chosen Person For God

Mature Class Study, teacher Edith Tolbert The reason God chooses us is so that we can show forth the praises of him in this dark world. I Peter 2:9 But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the...

How We Become Salt

Jesus didn’t say we should be, we can be, or we will be the salt of the earth. He said we are the salt of the earth. There are no salt substitutes. If we’re not what God wants us to be, the world will be without salt and light. Matthew 5:13 Ye are the salt of the...

Spreading Our Roots And Growing

God doesn’t want us to be like a bonsai tree that always stays a baby and never grows. He wants us to spread our roots out and drink of the river of life (God’s word) every day. Jeremiah 17:7-8 Blessed is the man that trusteth in the Lord, and whose hope the Lord is....

Righteousness Revealed By The Spirit

What makes us righteous? Is it having our sins forgiven, and then living free from sin? Or is it our relationship with God; having his Holy Spirit in us? Jesus didn’t claim to have his own righteousness, but said only God is good or righteous. Mark 10:17-18 And when...

Growing In Faith

Resting means we’re not worrying but trusting. If our way is not committed 100% to the Lord, we won’t be at rest. Psalm 37:7 Rest in the Lord, and wait patiently for him: fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, because of the man who bringeth wicked...