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Giving & Receiving

by Linda Sasso

As we wrap up our study of the Apostle Paul’s loving letter to the Philippian church, we see Paul’s thankful heart for the Philippian believer’s financial support. In studying Paul’s teachings on giving and receiving we will discover many important principles for our faith.  Here are a few texts we will explore…  “How I praise […]

Guarding Our Hearts & Renewing Our Minds

by Linda Sasso

Too many Christians think that all there is to being a Christian is “believing”. But as you read the New Testament it doesn’t take long to discover that it is full of instructions on how we should live our lives. True biblical faith is always accompanied by obedience to the Lord and intentional efforts to […]

God’s Remedy for Worry

by Linda Sasso

Today we will only cover two verses of Philippians. But those two verses deal with a subject of great importance to us all, worry.  Worry seems to be most people’s favorite past time. Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and […]

Getting Along with Your Christian Brothers & Sisters

by Linda Sasso

Today’s text contains some hints of conflict and tension in the early church. As you have probably already discovered, Christians aren’t exempt from conflict. Unfortunately, there have always been tensions, disagreements, and conflicts in Christ’s church since the beginning. Some of Paul’s letters were even written to confront and resolve various conflicts and confusions within […]

We Need More Good & Godly Examples Today

by Linda Sasso

In today’s text (Philippians 3:12-4:1) the Apostle Paul declares to us all that there is a right way and a wrong way to live the Christian life. There are good examples and there are bad examples of what a Christian life should look like. Paul describes some bad examples in today’s text… “For many walk, […]

Press On

by Linda Sasso

Have you come to the point in your spiritual life that you have given up your religion for God? What I mean is, have you given up trying to earn God’s favor through religious deeds and instead discovered the wonderful biblical truth of righteousness through faith in Christ? Have you traded in your good works for […]

Trusting the Right Things

by Linda Sasso

In today’s text, the Apostle Paul deals with the topic of religious pride and false spiritual confidence…  “FINALLY, my brothers, delight yourselves in the Lord! It doesn’t bore me to repeat a piece of advice like this, and you will find it a safeguard to your souls. Be on your guard against these curs, these […]

Christian Relationships

by Linda Sasso

In my opinion, the deepest relationships a Christian can have, develop from working together for the cause of Christ. There are many things that draw people together from hobbies to sports to our children and so on. But the one eternal priority that should never change in our lives is the priority of living for […]

The Christian Workout

by Linda Sasso

Today’s text starts out with a verse that is often misused by the cults to support the false notion that one must work to earn their salvation… “Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear […]

Jesus, the Ultimate!

by Linda Sasso

Today’s text is one of the most powerful proof texts for the Deity of Christ. If you ever doubted that Jesus Christ was God, a careful reading of today’s text makes clear that Jesus is not only “The Son of God”. But He is also, “God the Son”.  Let’s read it today in the New […]