Psalm 119:137-138 ESV “Righteous are you, O Lord, and right are your rules. You have appointed your testimonies in righteousness and in all faithfulness.” So many people today have a distorted view of who God is. They think God is altogether like us, but he isn’t. They try to bring him down to human level, … Continue reading Zeal for God’s House
Philippians 3:2-3 ESV “Beware of the dogs, beware of the evil workers, beware of the false circumcision; for we are the true circumcision, who worship in the Spirit of God and glory in Christ Jesus and put no confidence in the flesh.” Man-Made Religion There are those who do teach salvation by works done in … Continue reading Beware of Evil Workers
2 Peter 2:1-3 ESV “But false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you, who will secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction. And many will follow their sensuality, and because of them the way of truth will … Continue reading Insatiable for Sin
Philippians 3:2-3 ESV “Look out for the dogs, look out for the evildoers, look out for those who mutilate the flesh. For we are the circumcision, who worship by the Spirit of God and glory in Christ Jesus and put no confidence in the flesh.” The Evildoers Under the Old Covenant Relationship God had with … Continue reading That I May Know Him
1 Corinthians 1:10 ESV “I appeal to you, brothers, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree, and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be united in the same mind and the same judgment.” I have heard people say that if the majority is of a … Continue reading Emptied of Its Power
Romans 15:14 ESV “I myself am satisfied about you, my brothers, that you yourselves are full of goodness, filled with all knowledge and able to instruct one another." If we are in Christ Jesus, by God-given faith in him, and if we have died with him to sin, and if we are living to him … Continue reading On Some Points
I think that there is a lot of confusion about the subjects of law and grace, that those of us who were never under the Old Covenant may have difficulty comprehending, and which many have misconstrued to their advantage. And, I believe that, if we truly want to understand this, and how it applies to … Continue reading Spies and Influencers
The Arrogant Wicked Psalm 73:6-9 ESV “Therefore pride is their necklace; violence covers them as a garment. Their eyes swell out through fatness; their hearts overflow with follies. They scoff and speak with malice; loftily they threaten oppression. They set their mouths against the heavens, and their tongue struts through the earth.” The arrogant wicked … Continue reading How to Understand This?
Yesterday we had a fire going in our fire place. I took a picture of it, and when I did, I all of a sudden saw in the picture an image of what looked like an angry dog with his mouth open, and he appeared to be snarling (roaring) or growling (barking). Then, in the … Continue reading Overcoming Evil
Psalm 97:10-12 NASB “Hate evil, you who love the Lord, Who preserves the souls of His godly ones; He delivers them from the hand of the wicked. Light is sown like seed for the righteous And gladness for the upright in heart. Be glad in the Lord, you righteous ones, And give thanks to His … Continue reading Holy or Strange Fire?