Continuous improvement

  • God’s salvation is such that being a Christian is not an exercise in being perfect; rather it is an exercise in continuous improvement.
    • Saved by grace through faith
      • Ephesians 1:3-7; 2:1-10
    • What is faith?
      • Hebrews 11; James 2
        • Complete trust and reliance on God.
    • Walking in the light
      • I John 1:5-2:2

Specks and logs

  • Luke 6:41-42; Galatians 6:1-5
    • Focus first and primarily on identifying and correcting my faults.
    • Then help others overcome their faults.
  • Identifying and correction certain faults in myself, makes me uniquely qualified to help others who have the same, or a similar fault.


  • James 5:13-16
  • Confessing sins to other people brings powerful healing.
    • Exposes the problem
    • Allows others to help