July 24, Called Holy Ones

Paul described the Roman believers as “beloved of God, called to be saints” (Romans 1:7). The word “saints” simply means “holy.” The words “to be” were actually added by the translators.

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July 23, What Is Holiness?

There is tremendous misunderstanding about holiness. Many Christians try to achieve holiness by abstaining from things. They think...

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July 22, God Has Placed Us

There are three things we need to see in this statement of Paul. First, the choice of where and what we are to be in the body is not ours, but God’s.

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July 21, Treating One Another Right

The world is full of all kinds of people. Just looking at someone’s exterior, you might say, “I don’t see much to get excited about.” You could...

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July 20, Working Together

The renewed mind directs us to our proper place in the body. We come to realize that each of us is just one member, incomplete on our own, incapable of functioning on our own as...

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July 19, Knit Together

Paul pointed out in 1 Corinthians 12 that each member depends on the other. No member is independent of the others. The eye cannot say to the hand, “I don’t need you.”

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July 18, My Specific Place

Jesus said that if we have “faith as a mustard seed,” we can move a mountain. (See Matthew 17:20.) It is not the quantity of your faith, but rather the quality, that matters.

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