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The Danger of Spiritual Compromise

by Linda Sasso

In the Apostle Paul’s day, just like today, religious people tried to change the Gospel by adding rules and requirements. The first Christians were Jews. So naturally, one of the first questions that came up was, “Do you have to become a Jew before you can become a Christian?” Those who believed this to be […]

Who Are You trying to Impress

by Linda Sasso

In today’s text, the Apostle Paul makes the important point that you can either live to please God or you can live to please people. You can’t do both. Paul, in his explanation of why he was preaching the gospel, reveals many important facts…  “For am I now trying to win the favor of people, […]

Not from Man nor Through Man

by Linda Sasso

As we begin our study in the book of Galatians it’s important that we understand that truth is not abstract or changeable. There is truth and there is untruth. Many people today believe that there is no such thing as absolute truth and that conflicting religious beliefs can be equally accepted as credible. This is […]

A Loving Sign Off

by Linda Sasso

As the Apostle Paul closed out his letter to the Corinthian believers, he ended with love and grace. Though Paul has been hard on many of them for their misdeeds and misbehavior, he let them know beyond a doubt that he loved them. I find it interesting that though Paul had many harsh rebukes for […]

If the Lord Permits?

by Linda Sasso

Have you ever heard someone refer to their plans and say, “Lord willing”? That concept came from today’s text. There are times when we make plans and the Lord blesses them. There are other times when we make plans and the Lord changes them. In today’s text the Apostle Paul deals with the will of […]

Your Money Matters

by Linda Sasso

The way you spend your money reveals the priorities of your life.  Your giving to God reflects your heart of worship and trust towards Him.  Today’s text focuses upon church collections and giving to the needy.  Now regarding your question about the money being collected for God’s people in Jerusalem. You should follow the same […]

The Resurrection Body

by Linda Sasso

Our Motto at Calvary Chapel Eagle is, “It’s all about Jesus” There is a good reason for that motto. The entire Bible from beginning to end is really all about Jesus (John 5:39). When we receive the Holy Spirit, His role is to glorify Jesus and draw us to Him (John 16:14). And when we […]

Our Resurrection Body

by Linda Sasso

As we continue to examine the Apostle Paul’s explanation for the resurrection of our bodies he brings further insight through analogies. Read an excerpt of today’s text in the New Living Translation… But someone may ask, “How will the dead be raised? What kind of bodies will they have?” What a foolish question! When you […]

Death Itself Will One Day be Destroyed

by Linda Sasso

Sometimes it’s helpful to read the scriptures from a different translation. Today I have chosen to post our text from the Phillip’s Translation of the New Testament…  “20 But the glorious fact is that Christ was raised from the dead: he has become the very first to rise of all who sleep the sleep of […]

A Humble Faith

by Linda Sasso

Today’s text contains two important components of Christianity. 1. The importance of a humble heart. and 2. The essential doctrine of the resurrection of Christ and eventually, Christ’s followers.  Read the Apostle Paul’s dissertation in the New Living Translation and allow God to speak to your heart… For I am the least of all the […]