Craftiness in Deceitful Schemes

Ephesians 4:11-16 ESV “And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, to … Continue reading Craftiness in Deceitful Schemes

Test Every Wind of Doctrine

Ephesians 4:11-16 ESV “And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, to … Continue reading Test Every Wind of Doctrine

We are The Conquerors!

Revelation 2:12-13 ESV “And to the angel of the church in Pergamum write: ‘The words of him who has the sharp two-edged sword. “‘I know where you dwell, where Satan's throne is. Yet you hold fast my name, and you did not deny my faith even in the days of Antipas my faithful witness, who … Continue reading We are The Conquerors!

I Tell You Now with Tears

Philippians 3:17-21 ESV “Brothers, join in imitating me, and keep your eyes on those who walk according to the example you have in us. For many, of whom I have often told you and now tell you even with tears, walk as enemies of the cross of Christ. Their end is destruction, their god is … Continue reading I Tell You Now with Tears

Faith is Sincere and Pure Devotion to Christ

2 Corinthians 11:1-3 ESV “I wish you would bear with me in a little foolishness. Do bear with me! For I feel a divine jealousy for you, since I betrothed you to one husband, to present you as a pure virgin to Christ. But I am afraid that as the serpent deceived Eve by his … Continue reading Faith is Sincere and Pure Devotion to Christ

Refusing to Tamper with God’s Word

2 Corinthians 4:1-2 ESV “Therefore, having this ministry by the mercy of God, we do not lose heart. But we have renounced disgraceful, underhanded ways. We refuse to practice cunning or to tamper with God's word, but by the open statement of the truth we would commend ourselves to everyone's conscience in the sight of … Continue reading Refusing to Tamper with God’s Word

The Message of the Cross of Christ

1 Corinthians 1:2 ESV “To the church of God that is in Corinth, to those sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints together with all those who in every place call upon the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, both their Lord and ours.” The church of God is not a church denomination, it … Continue reading The Message of the Cross of Christ

Perversions of 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 were designated for this condemnation, … Continue reading Perversions of the Grace of God

They Deny God by Their Works

Titus, chapter one, begins with a description of the faith of the elect and their knowledge of the truth. Their faith and their knowledge of the truth accord with godliness. Amen! And it continues with the appointing of elders (overseers) in the church, and with their qualifications. They must be above reproach. They must not … Continue reading They Deny God by Their Works

Bringing His Recompense with Him

Evildoers and the Righteous Revelation 22:10-11 ESV “And he said to me, ‘Do not seal up the words of the prophecy of this book, for the time is near. Let the evildoer still do evil, and the filthy still be filthy, and the righteous still do right, and the holy still be holy.’” The time … Continue reading Bringing His Recompense with Him