Faith Working through Love

Only Faith Through Love Galatians 5:2-6 ESV “Look: I, Paul, say to you that if you accept circumcision, Christ will be of no advantage to you. I testify again to every man who accepts circumcision that he is obligated to keep the whole law. You are severed from Christ, you who would be justified by … Continue reading Faith Working through Love

False Righteousness

“I hate, I despise your feasts, and I take no delight in your solemn assemblies. Even though you offer me your burnt offerings and grain offerings, I will not accept them; and the peace offerings of your fattened animals, I will not look upon them. Take away from me the noise of your songs; to … Continue reading False Righteousness

Seek Good, Not Evil

Seek good, and not evil, that you may live; and so the Lord, the God of hosts, will be with you, as you have said. Amos 5:14 ESV You who profess faith in Jesus Christ, who claim him as your Lord and Savior, but who do not honor him, submit to him, or walk in … Continue reading Seek Good, Not Evil

Give it All Up!

“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.” Ephesians 5:1-2 ESV This is a tall order, to be imitators of God, but this is what we are commanded to do. And, to imitate God … Continue reading Give it All Up!

Confession of an Addict

Disclaimer: This is not an actual letter to you by anyone in particular. But, it serves as a model of a letter of confession by an addict who is attempting to be honest and to come clean regarding his true motives and intentions, and regarding his true heart attitudes and behaviors. For this person, though, … Continue reading Confession of an Addict

Minds Set on Christ

“If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. When Christ who … Continue reading Minds Set on Christ