We continue with the theme of being diligent in our faith and pressing forward......
1 Corinthians 16:13-14 New International Version (NIV)
Mark 6:7-13 New International Version (NIV)
Jesus called the Apostles to follow Him and learn from Him. Here He is sending them out to do work of evangelism. Jesus is still calling people to follow Him......
Matthew 12:38-42 New International Version (NIV)
Notice what Jesus says in verse 39! Many people in this generation are seeking for miracles.......
1 Thessalonians 4:1-8 New International Version (NIV)
The Apostle Paul writing to the Christians at Thessalonika gives them some instructions on Holy living. He tells them how to please God....
Jeremiah 8:4-7 New International Version (NIV)
God speaks to the Jewish people through the prophet Jeremiah. God complains that the people have not followed His laws and they have refused to repent of their sins. Let us as Christians examine our lives. Let us check what the Bible teaches us about how to live. Let us repent of our sins and turn back to God. Then God will forgive us and heal us and bless us.
Matthew 22:15-22 New International Version (NIV)
An important principle for all Christians is established in the above verses. As Christians we are required by God to do certain things. For instance we are expected to obey the Ten Commandments. We are also to be loyal citizens of our own country or the country in which we live. We must obey the laws of our country and pay taxes as we are required. As Christians we have dual citizenship. We are citizens of heaven and of our country here on earth.
Romans 11:7-12 New International Version (NIV)
Maandiko matakatifu ya Kiyahudi ambayo sisi Wakristo tunaita Agano La Kale, yanashuhudia jinsi Mungu aliita taifa la Israeli liwe na uhusiano wa kipekee na Mungu.
Galatians 5:2-6 New International Version (NIV)
Male Circumcision is practiced by both Jews and Muslims as part of their religion. It is also practiced by certain tribes in Tanzania as part of the culture. It is also known to have certain medical benefits. But so called “Female circumcision” is always harmful.
1 Peter 2:13-17 New International Version (NIV)
As Christians we are no longer slaves to sin although we do sometimes still sin. We are free to serve Christ and to do what is right. This includes being good citizens of our country and respecting the government which God has put in place.
Acts 15:23-29 New International Version (NIV)
The above words are a letter sent by the Apostles in Jerusalem to Gentile Christians living in Antioch. This letter was in answer to a dispute which had arisen as to whether or not Christians from a nonjewish background should also keep Jewish laws and be circumcised.