This summer, the faith family that I am a part of, Heights Church, has been walking together through the New Testament. Each week we engage in New Testament writings and then come together as a faith family, together, engaging in the text and moving closer to Christ.
One way in which I have been challenged this summer, is to submit my mind further to the lordship of Jesus. In Paul’s letter to the Philippians, he encourages them, “Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable- if anything is excellent or praiseworthy- think about such things.” Philippians 4:8
It is not difficult at all, to be exposed to anger, injustice, violence, gossip, and other evils. The culture strives to draw our attention to such things as these and our sinful nature desires them. But, Jesus has redeemed our lives. Let our new selves be drawn to Him. This blog is my attempt to share thoughts and my journey on the pursuit of Him, on “whatever is…”