Not Destined to Continue in Sin

Paul offers hope for perpetual sinners in today’s Bible reading. He says that you are not destined to continue in sin. Some will tell you that your sin defines you, that once you discover your “true self“, that’s who you truly are and you should celebrate your true self. But what if your “true self” is opposed to the…

Our Weapons of Mass Destruction

If you’ve been around church very long and you’ve heard about “spiritual warfare”, you’ll find one of the key passages on the subject in today’s Bible reading. Paul says, “For although we live in the flesh, we do not wage war according to the flesh, since the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh,…

Reconciled

Again, I’ll highlight what I have said before, that when you see a word or phrase repeated in close proximity in the Bible, it’s a signal of its importance. In today’s Bible reading, Paul uses reconcile five times in only three verses. (2 Corinthians 5:18-20) The word reconcile is used in accounting. You may have reconciled your checkbook to make sure that…