Don’t Be Deceived 1 John 3:4-10, 18 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 … Continue reading There is Hope!
Wicked Lips Proverbs 17:4, 11, 20 ESV 4 An evildoer listens to wicked lips, and a liar gives ear to a mischievous tongue. 11 An evil man seeks only rebellion, and a cruel messenger will be sent against him. 20 A man of crooked heart does not discover good, and one with a dishonest tongue … Continue reading Manipulation of Minds
See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him. Beloved, we are God's children now, and what we will be has not yet appeared; but … Continue reading What We Practice
So many lies. So many secrets. So many things hidden, covered and disguised in order to fool, to deceive, to manipulate. So much fakery and hypocrisy. So many pertinent facts and details willfully withheld, and purposefully omitted, in order to deceive naïve and unsuspecting minds and/or to protect the dishonest, the crooked, the shady from … Continue reading Too Many Secrets
How are people, in general, and the church, and individual Christians being deceived today? We are deceived when we listen to and when we buy into the words of humans, or tradition, and we don’t test what we are hearing with God, in prayer, and in his Word. Jesus said, “You have heard… but I … Continue reading Character Transformation
We read in John 10 about false shepherds of the people who have entered the church, but not through Jesus Christ. They have snuck into the church stealthily and secretively by another way other than the true way, i.e. they have not entered by way of the cross of Christ, but by way of the … Continue reading By Way of the Flesh
Those who fashion a graven image are all of them futile, and their precious things are of no profit; even their own witnesses fail to see or know, so that they will be put to shame. Who has fashioned a god or cast an idol to no profit? Behold, all his companions will be put … Continue reading Image Makers