What makes you afraid? David writes this psalm specifically for those feeling alone, abandoned, or left out. You are never alone. Not only is God present, but God hears you.
Paul ends his letter to the Galatian church with one power-packed lesson: Good News celebrates Jesus. This lesson forms a life-long message to share anywhere at any time. Listen to Paul’s three instructions this morning.
The Good news of Jesus is not just a message to be internalized; it must also be a public message on display for others to see. Paul teaches followers of Jesus to grow in maturity because Good News produces generosity.
The Galatians forgot the importance of Good News, so Paul shows how it works in those believing. Good News affects how you live, as Paul demonstrates through two illustrations.
We celebrate the continued life of Jesus, asking the logical question “now what?” Jesus answers this question with three statements. Because Jesus lives, I live differently.
Luke’s gospel introduces us to three people who went from being nobodies to somebody. Today you can also say “Jesus loves somebody like me!”
Paul makes sure those wanting to adhere to the law for their standing with God really understand what they are saying and to what they are agreeing. The distinct message he gives is Good News makes a difference. Notice three actions where Good News makes a noticeable difference to your life today.
The Good News about Jesus is a transforming message that results in beings no longer acting or behaving as they once did. Paul reminds the Galatians that Good News creates a bright future by giving two clear instructions.
Paul shows how faith provides a rescue that is all-inclusive. Notice two elements included in the Good News as Paul demonstrates that Good News creates family.
Paul shows the Galatians how the law acts and what the law accomplishes. Paul gives an intentional message of hope because of Christ alone.