But we are meant to hold firmly to the truth in love, and to grow up in every way into Christ, the head.

Paul says we should commit firmly to┬áthe truth in love. We must not be unstable in that commitment, v. 14. We must adhere to, or “remain” in, the truth (Spicq TLNT). So our actions and words must show constancy in relation to truth. Continue reading

FaithfulnessMany have abandoned the truth of the gospel. Others, upon learning of original Christianity according to the New Testament, have refused to follow Jesus and remained in their way of perdition. Even in the midst of suffering, Job maintained his commitment to God’s commandments.

I have not departed from the commands of His lips;
I have treasured the words of His mouth
more than my daily food.
Job 23:12 HCSB Continue reading