Ephesians 2:8-10 8 For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, 9 not of works, lest anyone should boast. 10 For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them. Ephesians 2:8-10
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Question of the Week (03/15/20) with Dr. Wilfred Graves Jr. QUESTIONS OF THE WEEK ARCHIVE QUESTION: Is Jesus Christ the only way to God? What about people of other faiths? Will they go to heaven? ANSWER: One of the basic tenets of the Christian Religion is that Jesus Christ is Savior. He is the one
Today I would like to focus on 1 Corinthians 13, especially verses 4 through 8a. This beautiful passage is about the characteristics of true love. The text uses the Greek word agape, which Christians have come to associate with God’s perfect love. Agape is the kind of love that we see demonstrated on the cross.
The Birth of Jesus The Gospels of Matthew and Luke record the birth of Jesus to Joseph and Mary. He is described as conceived of the Holy Spirit, his birth to the Virgin Mary fulfilling the messianic prophecy of Isaiah 7:14. He is born in Bethlehem of Judea. Mary and Joseph call the newborn child
21 “Lord,” Martha said to Jesus, “if you had been here, my brother would not have died. 22 But I know that even now God will give you whatever you ask.” (John 11:22-23) With the death of Lazarus, all hope seemed to have been lost. However, Martha saw with the eyes of faith that the
For some of God’s children, the Christian life is not really a joyful one at all. Many of you reading this post may be struggling with issues of condemnation or feelings of inadequacy or perhaps you are plagued by a low sense of self-esteem. Some of you may even think that God will fail you
Key Scripture “. . . casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you” (1 Peter 5:7) Are you currently worried about some issue in your life? I believe that there are at least three things that we need in our lives instead of worry. It is imperative that we replace worry with worship.
Read, watch, and listen to daily inspirational words from Dr. Wilfred Graves Jr.Please CLICK HERE. Do you need wisdom from God in a particular situation that you are facing? Here is an example of a prayer for wisdom based on the Scriptures. It is not intended to be a formula, but rather an illustration of how
Daily Devotional Verse But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me. (2 Corinthians 12:9 ESV) Are you feeling weak or powerless? If so,
The following are several true statements about Jesus Christ. I encourage you to repeat them throughout the day along with the declarations from yesterday. God has revealed himself principally through Jesus Christ. Jesus Christ went about doing good things and healing all who were oppressed of the devil. Jesus Christ reveals God as Father. Through