Paul defines God’s will for our life as – Christ – like humility displayed in sacrificial service for others. How are you tempted to define God’s will for your? Does the way you defined God’s will for your life hinder your sacrificial service of others? (Happiness / Comfort […]
We pursue unity in the church from our personal experience of the gospel. If our experience before God is only alienation, condemnation and demands, we will alienate, condemn, and demand more of others? How will you with the gospel fight your desire to alienate, condemn, and demand from […]
Our allegiance to the kingdom is to weight more than all other allegiances. What commitments, priorities, or allegiances in your life seem to have more weight that the gospel? How could / does this steal joy from you (and your family)? How will you give more weight to […]
As we move toward resuming in person corporate worship. The priority for each and every Ashland attender must by our own hearts. Remember as the prophet Jeremiah declares, “The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick; who can understand it?” (Jeremiah 17:9 Therefore, we must be first and foremost […]
Paul finds joy in his prayers for the church in two ways. (1) He thanks God for what He has done in their lives. (2) He prays for what God has promised to do in their lives. Instead of complaining and doubting others, how might you pursue joy […]
When our joy becomes enslaved or dependent upon anything other than Jesus we will live in disappointment instead of contentment. How have you experienced this in your life? What or who have you found yourself enslaved to and thus thoroughly disappointed? How has this time in quarantine exposed […]
How are you committing spiritual suicide by telling your own story according to your own wisdom and desires? How will you remind yourself of the story God is telling in human history as revealed in His word? How can you be more committed to telling others His story?
What things other […]
Scripture: Colossians 1:15-20
Easter Devotion: Eric Turner
The words from Andrew Peterson’s song All Things Together come from Colossians 1:15-20. The point of this incredible passage of Scripture is that there is nothing and no one in all of creation greater than Jesus Christ.
Scripture: Revelation 21
Devotional: Austin Padgett
It would be easy to take this title completely out of context, considering recent events in our world. “Oh well, maybe things will be better next year.” or “Maybe I will be able to buy that house next year.”, “Maybe I will get to take that […]