Proverbs 24:1-2 ESV Be not envious of evil men, nor desire to be with them, for their hearts devise violence, and their lips talk of trouble. We, who are believers in Jesus Christ, have been given the heart and mind of Christ, because Christ dwells within us by his Spirit. And, the Spirit who lives … Continue reading Exercising Wisdom
Romans 12:9-13 ESV Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good. Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor. Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord. Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. Contribute to … Continue reading Let Love be Genuine
Romans 12:9-13 ESV Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good. Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor. Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord. Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. Contribute to … Continue reading For Our Good
1 Peter 1:13-25 ESV Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ. As obedient children, do not be conformed to the passions of your former ignorance, but as he who called you is holy, you … Continue reading Venom
Jeremiah 29:11 ESV “For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.” For Welfare God has a design for each one of our lives. This design is his intended purpose for us. And, that is that we … Continue reading Hope or No Hope?
Full of Adulterers Jeremiah 23:9-10 NASB As for the prophets: My heart is broken within me, All my bones tremble; I have become like a drunken man, Even like a man overcome with wine, Because of the Lord And because of His holy words. For the land is full of adulterers; For the land mourns … Continue reading My Heart is Broken
Recalling Your Tears 2 Timothy 1:3-5 NIV I thank God, whom I serve, as my ancestors did, with a clear conscience, as night and day I constantly remember you in my prayers. Recalling your tears, I long to see you, so that I may be filled with joy. I am reminded of your sincere faith, … Continue reading In Evil Times