1 John 3:4-6 ESV “Everyone who makes a practice of sinning also practices lawlessness; sin is lawlessness. You know that he appeared in order to take away sins, and in him there is no sin. No one who abides in him keeps on sinning; no one who keeps on sinning has either seen him or … Continue reading Who are the Children of God?
Psalms 57:1 ESV “Be merciful to me, O God, be merciful to me, for in you my soul takes refuge; in the shadow of your wings I will take refuge, till the storms of destruction pass by.” What “storms of destruction” are we, as Christians, being faced with today? America’s Beginnings In America and in … Continue reading Storms of Destruction
Titus 1:9 NIV [An Elder] “He must hold firmly to the trustworthy message as it has been taught, so that he can encourage others by sound doctrine and refute those who oppose it.” Not just elders, but all who believe in Jesus Christ are to hold firmly to the word of God and to our … Continue reading Many Rebellious People
An Original Work / December 16, 2020 Liars, liars, all around Join their circus Hear their clown He’s their idol Of renown He’s their piper Follow him Mesmerizing With a grin Stupefying Half past ten Winsome he is Folks adore Put their idol To the floor They keep coming Back for more They don’t get … Continue reading Deceived and Deceiving
Proverbs 29:1, 10, 11 ESV 1 He who is often reproved, yet stiffens his neck, will suddenly be broken beyond healing. 10 Bloodthirsty men hate one who is blameless and seek the life of the upright. 11 A fool gives full vent to his spirit, but a wise man quietly holds it … Continue reading Stiffened Necks and Rebellious Spirits
Psalm 24:3-6 ESV “Who shall ascend the hill of the Lord? And who shall stand in his holy place? He who has clean hands and a pure heart, who does not lift up his soul to what is false and does not swear deceitfully. He will receive blessing from the Lord and righteousness from the … Continue reading Set Apart for God
Philippians 1:9-11 ESV “And it is my prayer that your love may abound more and more, with knowledge and all discernment, so that you may approve what is excellent, and so be pure and blameless for the day of Christ, filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ, to the glory and … Continue reading Knowledge and All Discernment
1 Corinthians 2:12-16 ESV “Now we have received not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, that we might understand the things freely given us by God. And we impart this in words not taught by human wisdom but taught by the Spirit, interpreting spiritual truths to those who are … Continue reading Of the World or Of God?
1 Corinthians 2:1 ESV “And I, when I came to you, brothers, did not come proclaiming to you the testimony of God with lofty speech or wisdom.” There are many preachers today who have studied all the right ways of saying things in order to attract a following. They are usually smooth-tongued manipulators who are … Continue reading Of the Spirit and Of Power
Hebrews 10:4-10 ESV For it is impossible for the blood of bulls and goats to take away sins. Consequently, when Christ came into the world, he said, “Sacrifices and offerings you have not desired, but a body have you prepared for me; in burnt offerings and sin offerings you have taken no pleasure. Then I … Continue reading To Do Your Will