1 Peter 1:13-16 NIV “Therefore, with minds that are alert and fully sober, set your hope on the grace to be brought to you when Jesus Christ is revealed at his coming. As obedient children, do not conform to the evil desires you had when you lived in ignorance. But just as he who called … Continue reading Chosen to Be Obedient
Psalms 103:1-6 NIV “Praise the Lord, my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name. Praise the Lord, my soul, and forget not all his benefits— who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion, who satisfies your desires … Continue reading Are You a Follower of Jesus?
Proverbs 22:3-5 ESV “The prudent sees danger and hides himself, but the simple go on and suffer for it. The reward for humility and fear of the Lord is riches and honor and life. Thorns and snares are in the way of the crooked; whoever guards his soul will keep far from them.” There are … Continue reading Forbidden Women is a Deep Pit
Psalm 36:1-4 ESV “Transgression speaks to the wicked deep in his heart; there is no fear of God before his eyes. For he flatters himself in his own eyes that his iniquity cannot be found out and hated. The words of his mouth are trouble and deceit; he has ceased to act wisely and do … Continue reading God’s Steadfast Love
Luke 12:4-5 ESV “I tell you, my friends, do not fear those who kill the body, and after that have nothing more that they can do. But I will warn you whom to fear: fear him who, after he has killed, has authority to cast into hell. Yes, I tell you, fear him!” Professers of … Continue reading Agreeing with God
Psalm 112:1-3 ESV “Praise the Lord! Blessed is the man who fears the Lord, who greatly delights in his commandments! His offspring will be mighty in the land; the generation of the upright will be blessed. Wealth and riches are in his house, and his righteousness endures forever.” To fear the Lord is to show … Continue reading Our Hearts are Firm
Philippians 2:12-13 ESV “Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, so now, not only as in my presence but much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling, for it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure.” In the verses … Continue reading Are We Shining as Lights?
Proverbs 14 ESV (Select vv) 2 Whoever walks in uprightness fears the Lord, but he who is devious in his ways despises him. 5 A faithful witness does not lie, but a false witness breathes out lies. 25 A truthful witness saves lives, but one who breathes out lies is deceitful. Why is it that … Continue reading Don’t Be Gullible
Psalm 103:1-5 ESV “Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name! Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits, who forgives all your iniquity, who heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit, who crowns you with steadfast love and … Continue reading He Gets the Glory
Psalm 19:7-8 ESV “The law of the Lord is perfect, reviving the soul; the testimony of the Lord is sure, making wise the simple; the precepts of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of the Lord is pure, enlightening the eyes.” The law of the Lord for followers of Jesus Christ are … Continue reading Sweeter Than Honey