James 1:12-18 NASB Blessed is a man who perseveres under trial; for once he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him. Let no one say when he is tempted, “I am being tempted by God”; for God cannot be tempted by evil, … Continue reading A Look in The Mirror
Colossians 2:1-3 NASB For I want you to know how great a struggle I have on your behalf and for those who are at Laodicea, and for all those who have not personally seen my face, that their hearts may be encouraged, having been knit together in love, and attaining to all the wealth that … Continue reading The Gospel Upside Down
To Test Him Mark 8:11-13 NASB The Pharisees came out and began to argue with Him, seeking from Him a sign from heaven, to test Him. Sighing deeply in His spirit, He said, “Why does this generation seek for a sign? Truly I say to you, no sign will be given to this generation.” Leaving … Continue reading Pernicious Leeches
I believe the train being spoken of here is a picture of today’s modern institutional church movement which follows the teachings, philosophies and marketing schemes of human beings over and above, or in place of Christ, his word and his gospel. Much of The Lord’s true church here in America has gotten trapped into the … Continue reading The Train
Walk in Love Ephesians 5:1-2 NASB Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children; and walk in love, just as Christ also loved you and gave Himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God as a fragrant aroma. When we believe in Jesus Christ, to be Lord and Savior of our lives, … Continue reading Speak to One Another
What Great Love 1 John 3:1-3 ESV 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 … Continue reading In Action and Truth
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!