Glorifying God in our Suffering
Mother’s Day 2023
God will reward you for your godly mothering regardless of the results. Colossians 3:23-24 – “Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ.”
Retaining God’s standards is our privilege and our challenge 2 Timothy 1:13 – Follow the pattern of the sound words that you have heard from me, in the faith and love that are in Christ Jesus.
Glorifying God I – What God Rewards Glorifies Him
What God rewards, glorifies Him. 1 Corinthians 10:31 – So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.
Don’t Be a Sitting Duck!
Without the armor of God, you are a sitting duck! Ephesians 6:10-17 – Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this…
The Bated Breath of Angels
You have an enemy, never mistake him for a human! Ephesians 6:12 – For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places.
Life is Perfect.
True Life, both now and forever, is the product of perfection. Romans 6:23 – For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
The Cross of Christ
The cross reveals the standard, character and plan of God Luke 22:19-20 And he took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to them, saying, “This is my body, which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of me.” And likewise the cup after they had eaten, saying, “This cup that is poured out for you is the new covenant in my blood.