Are You Being Trained in Righteousness?

Titus 2:11-14 ESV “For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people, training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in the present age, waiting for our blessed hope, the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ, who gave … Continue reading Are You Being Trained in Righteousness?

Enduring Discipline for Righteousness’ Sake

Hebrews 12:3-4 ESV “Consider him who endured from sinners such hostility against himself, so that you may not grow weary or fainthearted. In your struggle against sin you have not yet resisted to the point of shedding your blood.” The subject matter here is the forsaking of our sins so that we can run with … Continue reading Enduring Discipline for Righteousness’ Sake

Don’t Grow Weary or Fainthearted

Lay Aside Every Weight Hebrews 12:1 ESV “Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us.” We have the examples of the prophets of the Old … Continue reading Don’t Grow Weary or Fainthearted

Sin is a Heart Issue

Matthew 5:27-28 ESV “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall not commit adultery.’ But I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lustful intent has already committed adultery with her in his heart.” Sin is a heart issue. “For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, sexual … Continue reading Sin is a Heart Issue