Galatians 5:1, 7-12 ESV For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery. You were running well. Who hindered you from obeying the truth? This persuasion is not from him who calls you. A little leaven leavens the whole lump. I have confidence in … Continue reading Who Hindered You?
1 Corinthians 1:10-17 ESV I appeal to you, brothers, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree, and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be united in the same mind and the same judgment. For it has been reported to me by Chloe's people that there … Continue reading The Wisdom of God
Romans 15:30-33 ESV I appeal to you, brothers, by our Lord Jesus Christ and by the love of the Spirit, to strive together with me in your prayers to God on my behalf, that I may be delivered from the unbelievers in Judea, and that my service for Jerusalem may be acceptable to the saints, … Continue reading All for His Honor
James 3:1-5a ESV Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers, for you know that we who teach will be judged with greater strictness. For we all stumble in many ways. And if anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a perfect man, able also to bridle his whole body. If … Continue reading She Swallowed a Spider
James 3:13 ESV Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct let him show his works in the meekness of wisdom. Wisdom includes knowledge, but knowledge alone is not wisdom. For, many people have lots of knowledge, including biblical knowledge, but they are not wise, because they don’t apply the good knowledge … Continue reading Wise or Foolish?
Hebrews 6:1-3 ESV Therefore let us leave the elementary doctrine of Christ and go on to maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works and of faith toward God, and of instruction about washings, the laying on of hands, the resurrection of the dead, and eternal judgment. And this we will do … Continue reading It Never Changes
This morning the Lord has led me to read the story of David and Goliath from 1 Samuel 17. It is too long a passage to quote the whole story, so I will summarize some and quote some, but you can read it for yourself here: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1+Samuel+17&version=NIV A Summary Basically, the Philistines and the Israelites … Continue reading Defeating our Giants