I was reading through the first letter to Timothy recently and was impressed with how much time Paul spends on Timothy's private spiritual life. I think the reason for this is plain. You will not make it far in preaching and teaching the Gospel if your walk with God is a mess. Paul, ever the … Continue reading Staying Faithful
"It is clear to every Bible student; you cannot be faithful to the Lord if your attitude is not in keeping with the teachings of Christ (Phil. 2:5; Col. 3:17). Attitude has to do with the content of your mind, your disposition, and the control you exercise over your emotions" (Timberland Drive church of Christ … Continue reading Faithful Attitudes
We have considered previously what it means to be faithful. We saw from the scriptures that to be faithful is to be “dependable, trustworthy, and loyal” and to be a person “who can be depended upon in all of his relationships and who is absolutely honest and ethical in all of his affairs” (Bridges 2008, … Continue reading God is Faithful
In Galatians 5:22-23, we read of the fruit of the Spirit. Those qualities and character traits that every Christian should be seeking to grow in. While not all-encompassing, this section of Scripture presents a good portrait of what godliness looks like. While we could and should spend a lot of time on each of … Continue reading What Is Faithfulness?