A Powerful Spiritual Battle

Luke 12:1-3 ESV “In the meantime, when so many thousands of the people had gathered together that they were trampling one another, he began to say to his disciples first, “Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy. Nothing is covered up that will not be revealed, or hidden that will not be … Continue reading A Powerful Spiritual Battle

The Lord is Exalted

Isaiah 33:1 ESV “Ah, you destroyer, who yourself have not been destroyed, you traitor, whom none has betrayed! When you have ceased to destroy, you will be destroyed; and when you have finished betraying, they will betray you.” Intoxicated by Sin There are many people who profess faith in Jesus Christ who are not walking … Continue reading The Lord is Exalted

The Side-Walk Gospel

Colossians 2:1-3 ESV “For I want you to know how great a struggle I have for you and for those at Laodicea and for all who have not seen me face to face, that their hearts may be encouraged, being knit together in love, to reach all the riches of full assurance of understanding and … Continue reading The Side-Walk Gospel

The Council of The Lord

Jeremiah 23:16-17 ESV Thus says the Lord of hosts: “Do not listen to the words of the prophets who prophesy to you, filling you with vain hopes. They speak visions of their own minds, not from the mouth of the Lord. They say continually to those who despise the word of the Lord, ‘It shall … Continue reading The Council of The Lord

Walk in The Good Way

Here in Jeremiah 6 we have another picture of God’s people living in adultery against God, in idolatry, and in utter wickedness. And, again the picture is one of hardened hearts which will not listen to the Lord, for they take no pleasure in the instructions of God. Although the Lord has been warning his … Continue reading Walk in The Good Way

With All Your Heart!

Zephaniah 3:1-2 ESV “Woe to her who is rebellious and defiled, the oppressing city! She listens to no voice; she accepts no correction. She does not trust in the Lord; she does not draw near to her God.” This “woe” is a declaration of some type of judgment against those who are rebellious against Almighty … Continue reading With All Your Heart!

A Second Work of Grace

Palm 120:1-2 ESV “In my distress I called to the Lord, and he answered me. Deliver me, O Lord, from lying lips, from a deceitful tongue.” What Lying Lips? What lying lips, and what deceitful tongues must we, the body of Christ, his church, be delivered from today? They are those who are teaching a … Continue reading A Second Work of Grace

The Wedding Garment

Matthew 22:1-7 ESV And again Jesus spoke to them in parables, saying, “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who gave a wedding feast for his son, and sent his servants to call those who were invited to the wedding feast, but they would not come. Again he sent other servants, saying, … Continue reading The Wedding Garment

Stagnant Mud Puddles

John 13:34-35 ESV “A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.” Comprehending Love What is love? Understanding what Jesus meant … Continue reading Stagnant Mud Puddles