Hearts Far from God

Isaiah 29:13-14 ESV “And the Lord said: ‘Because this people draw near with their mouth and honor me with their lips, while their hearts are far from me, and their fear of me is a commandment taught by men, therefore, behold, I will again do wonderful things with this people, with wonder upon wonder; and … Continue reading Hearts Far from God

Desiring a Changed Life

Ephesians 4:17-19 ESV “Now this I say and testify in the Lord, that you must no longer walk as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their minds. They are darkened in their understanding, alienated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them, due to their hardness of heart. They … Continue reading Desiring a Changed Life

Their Actions are Against the Lord

Isaiah 3:8-9 NASB “For Jerusalem has stumbled and Judah has fallen, Because their speech and their actions are against the Lord, To rebel against His glorious presence. The expression of their faces testifies against them, And they display their sin like Sodom; They do not even conceal it. Woe to them! For they have done … Continue reading Their Actions are Against the Lord

Say “No!” to Ungodliness

Titus 2:11-14 NIV “For the grace of God has appeared that offers salvation to all people. It teaches us to say ‘No’ to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this present age, while we wait for the blessed hope—the appearing of the glory of our great God and … Continue reading Say “No!” to Ungodliness

This “Packs a Punch”

Matthew 11:28-30 NIV “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” *Please … Continue reading This “Packs a Punch”

Contending for The Faith

Perverting the Grace of God Jude 1:3-4 ESV “Beloved, although I was very eager to write to you about our common salvation, I found it necessary to write appealing to you to contend for the faith that was once for all delivered to the saints. For certain people have crept in unnoticed who long ago … Continue reading Contending for The Faith

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