All the mighty works of God are worthy of praise especially His Savior.
Some of look at the things we have gathered and assure we have arrived. But a proper attitude toward accomplishments is to be willing to suffer loss of things for t he greater goal of gaining Christ.
Personal interests and selfish ambitions can lead to controversies that threaten our relationships.
Loving and obeying God is the way to break the cycle of destructive thoughts and behavior.
Now in those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus to register all the empire for taxes.  This was the first registration, taken when Quirinius was governor of Syria.  Everyone went to his own town to be registered.
Dec 02 Lesson Summary: The foundation we use to make all decisions and confront all circumstances is LOVE of God absolutely.
Dec 9 Lesson Summary: All of us have to make life-changing decisions. The most import of those is whether to serve idols or to serve the true and living Lord Our God.
Our effort to accomplish something is often blocked by obstacles. God intervenes to help us overcome and escape the wrath of selfish and deceptive ways.
In the Bible, Paul instructs Timothy to study (2nd Timothy 2:15). We are instructed to learn the Word and apply it in our lives. We each have an assignment to edify the Body of Christ. This study will help you understand your gift and how to use it to edify the Body.
Wherever there is more than one, there will be human turmoil that make you weary and purposeless. God is our only way back on track when we reconnect with his spiritual mission with renewed vigor.