Summary of Matthew 7 We are not to judge other Christians hypocritically. We are not to try to take a small or a singular sin or fault out of someone else’s life and/or condemn him/her for such while we knowingly, habitually, and deliberately are engaged in all manner of evil, while claiming that God’s grace … Continue reading On the Rock or On the Sand?
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 14:1-3 ESV “The fool says in his heart, ‘There is no God.’ They are corrupt, they do abominable deeds; there is none who does good. “The Lord looks down from heaven on the children of man, to see if there are any who understand, who seek after God. “They have all turned aside; together … Continue reading What Do We Long For?
Psalm 107:4-9 ESV “Some wandered in desert wastes, finding no way to a city to dwell in; hungry and thirsty, their soul fainted within them. Then they cried to the Lord in their trouble, and he delivered them from their distress. He led them by a straight way till they reached a city to dwell … Continue reading He Satisfies the Longing Soul
Recap: In Ephesians 4 we learned that faith in Jesus Christ is leaving our old lives of sin behind us to follow our Lord Jesus in obedience to his will and to his ways. And, then we had some very practical teaching on what that looks like in everyday life. We have to stop lying, … Continue reading Don’t Be Stupid!
Proverbs 14:2, 3, 5, 6 ESV Whoever walks in uprightness fears the Lord, but he who is devious in his ways despises him. By the mouth of a fool comes a rod for his back, but the lips of the wise will preserve them. A faithful witness does not lie, but a false witness breathes … Continue reading Giving Thought to Our Steps
Isaiah 40:27 ESV Why do you say, O Jacob, and speak, O Israel, “My way is hidden from the Lord, and my right is disregarded by my God”? Do you ever feel that God has forgotten you? Do you ever feel like maybe the Lord went on vacation and that he isn’t really paying attention … Continue reading Wait for The Lord
Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 6:48 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Should I Not Preach Jesus.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Proverbs 19 (Select vv. NASB). Servants and Witnesses As followers of Jesus Christ, and as his servants and witnesses, we need to be about sharing with … Continue reading Sharing the Gospel