1 Peter 1:7

Thoughts from Kimber Gilbert Dive Deeper “So that the tested genuineness of your faith – more precious than gold that perishes though it is tested by fire – may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ.”  1 Peter 1:7 Behind the Scenes The contrast between faith […]

Luke 17:5

Thoughts from Stuart Poteet Dive Deeper “The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith!”  Luke 17:5 Behind the Scenes I love the cry of the disciples in this passage! Jesus has just been teaching on some really hard things, calling His listeners to a standard of righteousness that far superseded what they were used […]

Hebrews 12:2

Thoughts from Alex Morse Dive Deeper “…looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God.”  Hebrews 12:2 Behind the Scenes What are we looking to? The writer of Hebrews tells […]

Galatians 2:20

Thoughts from Josh Talbot Dive Deeper “I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.” Galatians 2:20  Behind the […]

James 2:17-18

Thoughts from Jack Affeldt Dive Deeper James 2:17-18, “So you see, faith by itself isn’t enough. Unless it produces good deeds, it is dead and useless. Now someone may argue, ‘Some people have faith; others have good deeds.’ But I say, ‘How can you show me your faith if you don’t have good deeds? I […]

1 John 5:4

Dive Deeper “For everyone who has been born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world—our faith.”  1 John 5:4 Behind the Scenes It’s fitting to include a verse from 1 John in this armor of God series, because the theme of spiritual warfare pops up several times […]

Hebrews 11:1

Worship Devo with Rebeckah Hastings Dive Deeper “Now faith is the certainty of things hoped for, a proof of things not seen.”  Hebrews 11:1 Behind the Scenes This week, we’re talking about the shield of faith. The Bible tells us in Ephesians that this shield is given to us to extinguish the flaming arrows of […]

Joshua 1:9

Dive Deeper “Have I not commanded you?  Be strong and courageous.  Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.”  Joshua 1:9 Behind the Scenes After Moses died, Joshua was chosen by God to lead the Israelites into the promised land, but he was […]

1 Timothy 6:11-12

Thoughts from Stuart Poteet Dive Deeper “But flee from these things, you man of God, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, perseverance, and gentleness. Fight the good fight of faith; take hold of the eternal life to which you were called, and for which you made the good confession in the presence of many witnesses.”  1 Timothy 6:11-12 Behind the Scenes […]

James 2:17

Thoughts from Alex Morse Dive Deeper “So also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead.”   James 2:17  Behind the Scenes Have you had one those days when you don’t want to get out of bed? You’re tired, worn out from a long week of work or wrestling with the kids, and […]