By Grace You Have Been Saved

The usual definition for grace, “unmerited favor,” is not broad enough in its scope to fully define all that is meant by the term (see Luke 2:40; Col. 4:6). W. E. Vine defines it as, “That which bestows or occasions pleasure, delight, or causes favorable regard;…on the part of the bestower, the friendly disposition from […]

Fruit that Will Last

Jesus said that he appointed us to bear fruit – fruit that will last (John 15:16). The Christian is to produce the fruit of Christ and of the Holy Spirit in our lives. We are to trust in Christ, be conformed to the image of Christ, and produce the Christ-life in our lives, our ministries, […]

Genuine Support

I’ve had this rundown of resolutions around my work area all year. Dan replicated this from Neal Pollard toward the start of the year, and issued this test with his article in January—pick only one of them in 2008 and make it a reality! Things being what they are, how could you do in 2008? […]