Clean on Outside but not Inside

John 8:1-6 ESV “But Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. Early in the morning he came again to the temple. All the people came to him, and he sat down and taught them. The scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in adultery, and placing her in the midst they … Continue reading Clean on Outside but not Inside

By Smooth Talk and Flattery They Deceive

Romans 16:17-20 ESV “I appeal to you, brothers, to watch out for those who cause divisions and create obstacles contrary to the doctrine that you have been taught; avoid them. For such persons do not serve our Lord Christ, but their own appetites, and by smooth talk and flattery they deceive the hearts of the … Continue reading By Smooth Talk and Flattery They Deceive

The Veil that is Spread

Isaiah 25:1-5 ESV "O Lord, you are my God; I will exalt you; I will praise your name, for you have done wonderful things, plans formed of old, faithful and sure. For you have made the city a heap, the fortified city a ruin; the foreigners' palace is a city no more; it will never … Continue reading The Veil that is Spread

The Beast is Deceiving People

Revelation 13:5-8 ESV “And the beast was given a mouth uttering haughty and blasphemous words, and it was allowed to exercise authority for forty-two months. It opened its mouth to utter blasphemies against God, blaspheming his name and his dwelling, that is, those who dwell in heaven. Also it was allowed to make war on … Continue reading The Beast is Deceiving People

Deception is Twisted Truth

Christian, test the spirits to see if they are of God. Just because it sounds good, or just because it has elements of truth to it, or just because it was said by a famous preacher or evangelist or book author it doesn’t make it true or just or right. Deception is twisted truth. Please … Continue reading Deception is Twisted Truth

Lord, I Pray, Bring Them Home

I am reading in Jeremiah 6. This is the second devotion the Lord is giving me from this passage today. The first, which covers verses 10-19 is titled, “It is to Them an Object of Scorn,” which can be read here: I am not going to go into the history of this passage again, … Continue reading Lord, I Pray, Bring Them Home

Watch Out for Flim-Flam Artists

John 10:1-5,10 ESV “Truly, truly, I say to you, he who does not enter the sheepfold by the door but climbs in by another way, that man is a thief and a robber. But he who enters by the door is the shepherd of the sheep. To him the gatekeeper opens. The sheep hear his … Continue reading Watch Out for Flim-Flam Artists

Denying the Power and Authority of God

Psalms 14:1-3 ESV “The fool says in his heart, ‘There is no God.’ They are corrupt, they do abominable deeds; there is none who does good. “The Lord looks down from heaven on the children of man, to see if there are any who understand, who seek after God. “They have all turned aside; together … Continue reading Denying the Power and Authority of God

Come Out of Her, My People

An Open Letter to All Believers in Jesus Christ To all believers in Jesus Christ on the internet – on social media or in the blogging world or on Christian discussion sites, etc. Why is it that so many of you (perhaps primarily in America) will promote politicians and political parties and try to get … Continue reading Come Out of Her, My People

In the Midst of Liars

Psalms 57:1-3 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. I cry out to God Most High, to God who fulfills his purpose for me. He will send … Continue reading In the Midst of Liars