Tagged with identity

Job 31:6

Job 31:6

Job 31:6 – let God weigh me in honest scales and he will know that I am blameless— In this study, we will focus our attention on the heavenly scale of God, and what it means for us. Continue reading

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1 Peter 1:1

1 Peter 1:1

1 Peter 1:1 – Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To God’s elect, strangers in the world, scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia and Bithynia. In this study we will examine the phrase – strangers in the world and what it effectively means. Continue reading

Genesis 25:31

Genesis 25:31

Genesis 25:31 – Jacob replied, “First sell me your birthright.” In this study, we will liken Esau’s birthright to our Christian identity, and reflect on the modern stews that we have bought using the price of our identity as children of God. Continue reading

1 Peter 2:9

1 Peter 2:9

1 Peter 2:9 – But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people belonging to God, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light. In this study, we will decipher the huge message in this verse bit by bit and consider what these ‘identities’ mean. Continue reading

Mark 6:4

Mark 6:4

Mark 6:4 – Jesus said to them, “Only in his hometown, among his relatives and in his own house is a prophet without honor.” In this study, using the examples of Jesus’ hometown, we will examine the detrimental effects of a false sense of familiarity to God. Continue reading

Exodus 3:14

Exodus 3:14

Exodus 3:14 – God said to Moses, “I AM WHO I AM. This is what you are to say to the Israelites: ‘I AM has sent me to you.'” One of the first instances in the Bible that God’s name is discussed; and we will look into the attributes of God as revealed by His name. Continue reading

Luke 9:23

Luke 9:23

Luke 9:23 – If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me. In this study, we will examine what it means to deny ourselves and take up the cross, especially applying it to our cultural context today. Continue reading