Pursuing Christ is not optional, even after conversion.
We must become less and Jesus must become more.
There are times when we as believers are to judge, and times when we are not to judge.
To motivate (to re-commit) to “Fan into flame the gift of God.
Holiness is about sanctification when we are reborn, as well as our journey to sanctification as we become more holy each day.
As we grow in our knowledge of our Lord Jesus, our heart knowledge of Him should result in even greater effectiveness and productivity in His calling for us.
Godly love is to be put into action
It is both necessary and possible to obey the commandment Jesus gave to love one another as He loves us.
The heart of giving generously lies in our love for Jesus and our trust in God.
Christ Followers are to not only seek God’s will but to put it into action, which is often the most difficult, – but very much a part of our spiritual growth.