2 Corinthians 5:11 ESV “Therefore, knowing the fear of the Lord, we persuade others.” The Fear of the Lord Do we know what it means to fear the Lord? It means that we honor, value, esteem, revere, respect, worship and obey him. We are not hearers of the word only, but we are doers of … Continue reading Walk It! Don’t Just Talk It!
Isaiah 8:11-12 ESV “For the Lord spoke thus to me with his strong hand upon me, and warned me not to walk in the way of this people, saying: ‘Do not call conspiracy all that this people calls conspiracy, and do not fear what they fear, nor be in dread.’” In the Way of This … Continue reading Don’t Fear What They Fear
This passage of Scripture comes from the Old Testament and was written to the Jewish nation who were under the Old Covenant Relationship with God. Yet, it parallels what is taught in the New Testament to true spiritual Israel today under the New Covenant Relationship we have with God/Christ. And let me state here that … Continue reading Do Not Forget the Lord
The Apostle Paul had just finished talking about how God has fashioned us for the purpose that we should deny self and take up our cross daily and follow Jesus, though not in those same exact words, but with the same meaning behind the words (2 Co 5:1-5; cf. Lu 9:23-26; Eph 4:17-24). Then, he … Continue reading Is the Old Truly Gone?
The following is a passage of scripture from the Old Covenant Relationship God had with his people Israel, of that time. Not all of it applies to us today, but much of it does. So, we can still learn from it, and we can glean the New Testament parallels from this passage of scripture, too. … Continue reading But, the Lord Delivered Us