The Cravings of the Flesh

Isaiah 55:1 ESV “Come, everyone who thirsts…” What do You Thirst for? What does it mean to thirst, in this context? It means “desire, longing, hunger, craving, yearning, appetite, wanting, aching, and pining.” This word “thirst” can be referring to the lusts of the flesh or the desires of the Spirit. It is whatever we … Continue reading The Cravings of the Flesh

Your Word to Me

Luke 1:26-38 NIV In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. The angel went to her and said, “Greetings, you who are highly favored! … Continue reading Your Word to Me

Being Led by the Spirit

Galatians 5:16-18 ESV “But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh. For the desires of the flesh are against the Spirit, and the desires of the Spirit are against the flesh, for these are opposed to each other, to keep you from doing the things you … Continue reading Being Led by the Spirit

Let’s Bow Down and Worship

Matthew 2:11 NIV “On coming to the house, they saw the child with his mother Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him. Then they opened their treasures and presented him with gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh.” How does Jesus Christ want to be worshipped today? First of all, Jesus said that if anyone … Continue reading Let’s Bow Down and Worship

Jesus Died to Free You

Galatians 4:8-9 ESV Formerly, when you did not know God, you were enslaved to those that by nature are not gods. But now that you have come to know God, or rather to be known by God, how can you turn back again to the weak and worthless elementary principles of the world, whose slaves … Continue reading Jesus Died to Free You

By Reputation Only?

Revelation 3:1-6 ESV “And to the angel of the church in Sardis write: ‘The words of him who has the seven spirits of God and the seven stars. “‘I know your works. You have the reputation of being alive, but you are dead. Wake up, and strengthen what remains and is about to die, for … Continue reading By Reputation Only?

Tempted by the Devil

Led up by the Spirit Matthew 4:1 ESV “Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.” Compare this to this passage of Scripture in Isaiah 53:10: Yet it was the Lord’s will to crush him and cause him to suffer, and though the Lord makes his … Continue reading Tempted by the Devil