Originally posted on September 18, 2018 (edited 9/18/2021) “Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important than yourselves; do not merely look out for your own personal interests, but also for the interests of others.” Philippians 2:3-4 NASB The Lord is having me focus on … Continue reading YOU ARE THE MAN
Isaiah 1:2-3 ESV “Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth; for the Lord has spoken: ‘Children have I reared and brought up, but they have rebelled against me. The ox knows its owner, and the donkey its master's crib, but Israel does not know, my people do not understand’.” I live in the USA, … Continue reading They are Utterly Estranged
Who are the Unrighteous? 1 Corinthians 6:8-11 ESV “But you yourselves wrong and defraud—even your own brothers! “Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who practice homosexuality, nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor … Continue reading Uniting Oneself with a Prostitute
Where is God’s Honor? Malachi 1:6-8 ESV “A son honors his father, and a servant his master. If then I am a father, where is my honor? And if I am a master, where is my fear? says the Lord of hosts to you, O priests, who despise my name. But you say, ‘How have … Continue reading Shall I Accept that From Your Hand?
John 8:1-6 ESV “But Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. Early in the morning he came again to the temple. All the people came to him, and he sat down and taught them. The scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in adultery, and placing her in the midst they … Continue reading From Now on Sin no More
Matthew 19:3-6 ESV “And Pharisees came up to him and tested him by asking, ‘Is it lawful to divorce one's wife for any cause?’ He answered, ‘Have you not read that he who created them from the beginning made them male and female, and said, “Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother … Continue reading And Forsaking all Others
1 Corinthians 5:1-2 ESV “It is actually reported that there is sexual immorality among you, and of a kind that is not tolerated even among pagans, for a man has his father's wife. And you are arrogant! Ought you not rather to mourn? Let him who has done this be removed from among you.” Sexual … Continue reading Ought You not Rather to Mourn?
Proverbs 6:6, 9 ESV “Go to the ant, O sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise… How long will you lie there, O sluggard? When will you arise from your sleep?” This lesson, this instruction in wisdom, is not for the person who makes no profession of faith in Jesus Christ. It is for the … Continue reading The Seductions of an Adulteress
And Walk in LoveEphesians 5:1-2 ESV “Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.” As the beloved children of God, we are to be becoming like Jesus in thought, word, and deed. For, if … Continue reading Lies May Sound Good, But…
Love One Another Romans 13:8-10 ESV “Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law. For the commandments, ‘You shall not commit adultery, You shall not murder, You shall not steal, You shall not covet,’ and any other commandment, are summed up in this word: … Continue reading Love Does No Wrong to a Neighbor