1 John 4:1-6 NASB Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world. By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God; and … Continue reading How Do We Love?
John 14:25-26 NASB “These things I have spoken to you while abiding with you. But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all that I said to you.” The Holy Spirit Jesus, prior to his arrest, trial and … Continue reading When We Don’t Understand
Romans 12:3 ESV For by the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith that God has assigned. With Sober Judgment I think sometimes that people assign to … Continue reading As God Assigns
Psalm 46:1-3 NASB God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth should change And though the mountains slip into the heart of the sea; Though its waters roar and foam, Though the mountains quake at its swelling pride. Selah. Our Refuge and Strength … Continue reading Know He is God!
Luke 12:1 NASB Under these circumstances, after so many thousands of people had gathered together that they were stepping on one another, He began saying to His disciples first of all, “Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.” Spreading Influences Under what circumstances? Jesus had been teaching out in public, and crowds … Continue reading Don’t Be Hypocritical
Hymn lyrics by Anonymous/Unknown, pub.1787 American Melody, 1832 How firm a foundation, ye saints of the Lord, Is laid for your faith in His excellent word! What more can He say than to you He hath said— To you who for refuge to Jesus have fled? “Fear not, I am with thee, oh, be not … Continue reading How Firm a Foundation
We read in 2 Corinthians 4:7: “But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us.” Basically, what this means is that God, by His grace, via our faith in Jesus Christ, has placed his Spirit and His Word within humans who are … Continue reading Clay Vessels