A Clay Jar

Encouraging, comforting, and urging you to live lives worthy of God, who calls you into his kingdom and glory. (1 Thess. 2:12 NIV)

Bible Study

This is the parent category for all of the short Bible study and devotional posts. Nested under it is a separate category for each book in the Bible.

Is it possible to fall away from Christ?

Is It Possible to Fall Away from Christ? – Hebrews 6:4-6

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If you keep your eyes fixed on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of our faith, and remain faithful to the end, you will enter into God’s rest.

What do we have to offer God?

What Do We Have to Offer God? – Job 22:2-3

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God did not need to create us. But he did. And it was for our benefit, not his. A benefit that is most fully realized in the life to come.

A Priestly Blessing

A Priestly Blessing – Numbers 6:22-26

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The Lord bless you with every spiritual blessing, guard your hearts and minds, be gracious to you, and give you his peace and wholeness.

The greatest revelation of God is Jesus

The Greatest Revelation of God Is Jesus – Hebrews 1:1-2

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There is no greater revelation from God than what we are given in Jesus, the Son. When Jesus speaks, it is God himself speaking.

The danger of a holy God

The Danger of a Holy God – Numbers 4:20

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We can approach God as our Abba, Father. But he is a holy God. Come before him in worship and praise, and also with fear and trembling.

Eliminating the high places

Eliminating the High Places – 2 Chronicles 20:33

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Tearing down my high places is a matter of giving God first place in my life, my work, my family, my service to him, and anything else I do.

The confident expectation of eternal life

The Confident Expectation of Eternal Life – Titus 3:7

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Those who have put their hope and faith in the crucified and resurrected Jesus can also look forward to victory over death and eternal life.

Unless a person is born from above

Unless a Person Is Born from Above – John 3:1-3

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It is not enough to live a good life and go to church. We must be born of the Spirit in order to experience life in the kingdom of God.

Life is not always fair

Life Is Not Always Fair – Ecclesiastes 9:11

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Life is not fair. But we can look forward to life in the Father’s house as his dearly loved children, with every tear wiped away.

The year of jubilee

The Year of Jubilee – Leviticus 25:9-10

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The year of Jubilee looked forward to, and was fulfilled by, Jesus’ atoning death on the cross. Jesus is our Jubilee!

The rebuke of a wise person

The Rebuke of a Wise Person – Ecclesiastes 7:5

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Heeding the rebuke of a wise person who cares about you is much better than listening to the affirming praise of fools.

A trustworthy saying

A Trustworthy Saying – 2 Timothy 2:11-13

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We all face the temptation to conform. However, if we faithfully endure, die to our desires, and live for Christ, the reward will be great.

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