The Gospel Under Siege

Ephesians 4:17-24 ESV “Now this I say and testify in the Lord, that you must no longer walk as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their minds. They are darkened in their understanding, alienated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them, due to their hardness of heart. They … Continue reading The Gospel Under Siege

The Lord, Our Keeper

Psalm 121 ESV I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? 2 My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth. 3 He will not let your foot be moved; he who keeps you will not slumber. 4 Behold, he who keeps Israel will neither slumber nor … Continue reading The Lord, Our Keeper

Contending for The Faith

Perverting the Grace of God Jude 1:3-4 ESV “Beloved, although I was very eager to write to you about our common salvation, I found it necessary to write appealing to you to contend for the faith that was once for all delivered to the saints. For certain people have crept in unnoticed who long ago … Continue reading Contending for The Faith

A Life Worth Living

Every Kind of Evil Ephesians 4:17-19 ESV “Now this I say and testify in the Lord, that you must no longer walk as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their minds. They are darkened in their understanding, alienated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them, due to their … Continue reading A Life Worth Living

For HE is Our God!

Psalm 95:6-7 ESV “Oh come, let us worship and bow down; let us kneel before the Lord, our Maker! For he is our God, and we are the people of his pasture, and the sheep of his hand.” We are to have no other gods before God – Father, Son and Holy Spirit. He is … Continue reading For HE is Our God!

Children Who Deal Corruptly

Isaiah 1:2-4 ESV “Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth; for the Lord has spoken: ‘Children have I reared and brought up, but they have rebelled against me. The ox knows its owner, and the donkey its master's crib, but Israel does not know, my people do not understand.’” “Ah, sinful nation, a people … Continue reading Children Who Deal Corruptly

Steadfastness of Devotion

James 5:1-6 ESV “Come now, you rich, weep and howl for the miseries that are coming upon you. Your riches have rotted and your garments are moth-eaten. Your gold and silver have corroded, and their corrosion will be evidence against you and will eat your flesh like fire. You have laid up treasure in the … Continue reading Steadfastness of Devotion

Zeal for God’s House

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

Beware of Evil Workers

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

Insatiable for Sin

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