God chose you to belong to His people

But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for His own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.  Once you were not a people, but now you are God’s people; once you had not received mercy, but […]

God chose you to belong to His people

Scripture Notes on 1 Peter 2 But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for His own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light. Once you were not a people, but now you are God’s people; once […]

God Wants to Build You Up, Not Beat You Down

Have you ever felt “beaten down” by the Bible? “With my lips I declare all the rules of your mouth.  In the way of Your testimonies I delight as much as in all riches.”  -Psalm 119:13-14 I once heard that in Australia (and a few other places) they have a concept called “Tall Poppy Syndrome.” […]