"Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong. Let all that you do be done in love." -- I Corinthians 16:13-14 Act like a man. Man up. Be a man. We’ve all heard those phrases. But what do they even mean? Sadly, our culture devalues the role of men, particularly in the home. But God says men are important. Husbands are important. Fathers are important. What we do is important. God created us, and He obviously had in mind specific duties and responsibilities fo
If you had one day left to live, what would you do? We don’t have to look any further than John 13 to read what Jesus did. On the night of His betrayal — the same night He institutes the Lord’s Supper — Jesus washed the feet of His apostles. The Master, Teacher, and Lord performs the task of a slave. This is a remarkable moment. A critical point in His life. And a turning point in the life of His apostles. What can we learn from Jesus’ example? If I want to be a servant like
As we say “See you later” to those who have recently moved away from this area after working with us here at Tidewater, it reminds me of the song, “Blest Be The Tie.” Let us examine each of the four verses from that song. Verse 1: What is fellowship (I John 1:1-7)? The term is usually used improperly to speak of social gatherings or fellowship halls. But fellowship is pictured as a partnership — working together as believers. Fellowship is our common bond and union in Christ.