Strong Message

Today’s reading: 1 Corinthians 5:1-13 As the church in Corinth grows, it encounters and has to deal with worldly problems–one of them being sexual immorality. So as we come to 1 Corinthians 5, we see Paul delivering a strong rebuking message to the church...

Imitators

Today’s reading: 1 Corinthians 4:1-21 Throughout 1 Corinthians 4 Paul conveys what being a minister of the Gospel message looks like and entails to the believers in Corinth–being teachers, stewards, servants, trustworthy, held in disregard, poor, etc. What...

Stewarding Servants

Today’s reading: 1 Corinthians 4:1-2 One of the driving factors behind Paul’s letter to the Corinthians is to respond to criticism and personal attacks from the believers at Corinth against Paul and some of the other disciples. So as we come to 1...

Loving Thanks

Today’s reading: Psalm 18:1-50 David pours out love and gratitude to God in Psalm 18, but he doesn’t just say “I love You.” He goes further, telling God some of the reasons why he loves Him so much. I was drawn to the way David remembers and...

Purposeful

Today’s reading: Psalm 17:1-15 As David looks to God and asks for His protection, he declares and reminds God about his right heart and actions. What stood out to me was how David’s righteous living was intentional. It didn’t just happen. It was the...

Partners in Work

Today’s reading: 1 Corinthians 3:1-23 Paul turns back to the issue of divisions within the church in 1 Corinthians 3. This time around, however, he goes deeper and expands on this problem by setting out how we are all God’s servants and fellow workers, and...