Disciple: Feed my Sheep

Disciple: Feed my Sheep The third time he said to him, “Simon son of John, do you love me?” Peter was hurt because Jesus asked him the third time, “Do you love me?” He said, “Lord, you know all things; you know that I love you.” Jesus said, “Feed my sheep.  – John 21:17  …

Disciple: Take My Yoke Upon You

Disciple: Take My Yoke Upon You   Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”  – Matthew 11:29-30   Throughout Scripture, we are guaranteed struggle, strife, and trials…

Prayer: Give Thanks

Prayer: Give Thanks   Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.  – 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18   Today is Thanksgiving: a day we gather with friends and family, eat good food, and hopefully give thanks for the many blessings that we experience in our…

Prayer: Present Your Requests to God

Prayer: Present Your Requests to God   Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.  – Philippians 4:6-7   Do not be anxious…

Go, and Baptize

Go, and Baptize   Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I…

Adopted as Children of God

Adopted as Children of God   So in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith, for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ…

Buried with Christ

Buried with Christ   In him you were also circumcised with a circumcision not performed by human hands. Your whole self ruled by the flesh was put off when you were circumcised by Christ, having been buried with him in baptism, in which you were also raised with him through your faith in the working…

Baptized into One Body

Baptized into One Body   Just as a body, though one, has many parts, but all its many parts form one body, so it is with Christ. For we were all baptized by one Spirit so as to form one body—whether Jews or Gentiles, slave or free—and we were all given the one Spirit to…