Whoever Brings Back a Sinner

James 5:19-20,16 ESV “My brothers, if anyone among you wanders from the truth and someone brings him back, let him know that whoever brings back a sinner from his wandering will save his soul from death and will cover a multitude of sins.” “Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, … Continue reading Whoever Brings Back a Sinner

Refusing to Tamper with God’s Word

2 Corinthians 4:1-2 ESV “Therefore, having this ministry by the mercy of God, we do not lose heart. But we have renounced disgraceful, underhanded ways. We refuse to practice cunning or to tamper with God's word, but by the open statement of the truth we would commend ourselves to everyone's conscience in the sight of … Continue reading Refusing to Tamper with God’s Word

Believe the Truth

Acts 4:5-12 ESV “On the next day their rulers and elders and scribes gathered together in Jerusalem, with Annas the high priest and Caiaphas and John and Alexander, and all who were of the high-priestly family. And when they had set them in the midst, they inquired, ‘By what power or by what name did … Continue reading Believe the Truth

He Loves Righteousness and Hates Wickedness

Hebrews 1:8-9 ESV “But of the Son he says, ‘Your throne, O God, is forever and ever, the scepter of uprightness is the scepter of your kingdom. You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness; therefore God, your God, has anointed you with the oil of gladness beyond your companions.’” The Scepter of Uprightness Jesus Christ … Continue reading He Loves Righteousness and Hates Wickedness

Are Your Pleas for Mercy Genuine?

Psalms 143:1-4 ESV “Hear my prayer, O Lord; give ear to my pleas for mercy! In your faithfulness answer me, in your righteousness! Enter not into judgment with your servant, for no one living is righteous before you. “For the enemy has pursued my soul; he has crushed my life to the ground; he has … Continue reading Are Your Pleas for Mercy Genuine?

Don’t Receive God’s Grace in Vain

2 Corinthians 5:20-21; 6:1-2 ESV “Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, God making his appeal through us. We implore you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God. For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God. “Working together with … Continue reading Don’t Receive God’s Grace in Vain

Leveling the Uneven Ground

Isaiah 40:3-5 ESV “A voice cries: ‘In the wilderness prepare the way of the Lord; make straight in the desert a highway for our God. Every valley shall be lifted up, and every mountain and hill be made low; the uneven ground shall become level, and the rough places a plain. And the glory of … Continue reading Leveling the Uneven Ground

And Many Will Follow

The Way of Truth Blasphemed 2 Peter 2:1-3 ESV “But false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you, who will secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction. And many will follow their sensuality, and because of them … Continue reading And Many Will Follow

Do Not Be Led Astray

They Will Lead Many Astray Matthew 24:3-8 ESV As he sat on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately, saying, “Tell us, when will these things be, and what will be the sign of your coming and of the end of the age?” And Jesus answered them, “See that no one leads … Continue reading Do Not Be Led Astray

Beware Liars and Deceivers

Matthew 16:5-12 ESV “When the disciples reached the other side, they had forgotten to bring any bread. Jesus said to them, ‘Watch and beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees.’ And they began discussing it among themselves, saying, ‘We brought no bread.’ But Jesus, aware of this, said, ‘O you of little faith, … Continue reading Beware Liars and Deceivers