Fight the Good Fight

1 Timothy 6:3-4 ESV “If anyone teaches a different doctrine and does not agree with the sound words of our Lord Jesus Christ and the teaching that accords with godliness, he is puffed up with conceit and understands nothing.” A Different Doctrine What is the predominant doctrine being taught today in the gatherings of the … Continue reading Fight the Good Fight

A Good Servant of Christ Jesus

The Apostle Paul wrote this as a letter to Timothy, but that doesn’t mean that some or all of it can’t be applied to our lives in some way. For, “All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped … Continue reading A Good Servant of Christ Jesus

Letter or Spirit of the Law?

2 Timothy 3:1-5 NASB “But realize this, that in the last days difficult times will come. For men will be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, revilers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy, unloving, irreconcilable, malicious gossips, without self-control, brutal, haters of good, treacherous, reckless, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, … Continue reading Letter or Spirit of the Law?

Door A or B?

1 Timothy 6:6-10 ESV “But godliness with contentment is great gain, for we brought nothing into the world, and we cannot take anything out of the world. But if we have food and clothing, with these we will be content. But those who desire to be rich fall into temptation, into a snare, into many … Continue reading Door A or B?

While We Wait for Him

2 Peter 3:11-13 ESV “Since all these things are thus to be dissolved, what sort of people ought you to be in lives of holiness and godliness, waiting for and hastening the coming of the day of God, because of which the heavens will be set on fire and dissolved, and the heavenly bodies will … Continue reading While We Wait for Him

In Holiness and Honor

1 Thessalonians 4:1-8 ESV “Finally, then, brothers, we ask and urge you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us how you ought to walk and to please God, just as you are doing, that you do so more and more. For you know what instructions we gave you through the Lord Jesus. … Continue reading In Holiness and Honor

Don’t Be Carried Away

2 Peter 3:8-10 ESV “But do not overlook this one fact, beloved, that with the Lord one day is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day. The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but … Continue reading Don’t Be Carried Away

A Trumpet Call

Deuteronomy 7:1-2 ESV “When the Lord your God brings you into the land that you are entering to take possession of it, and clears away many nations before you, the Hittites, the Girgashites, the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites, seven nations more numerous and mightier than you, and when the … Continue reading A Trumpet Call

Loving Like Jesus

Matthew 22:34-40 ESV But when the Pharisees heard that he had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together. 35 And one of them, a lawyer, asked him a question to test him. 36 “Teacher, which is the great commandment in the Law?” 37 And he said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with … Continue reading Loving Like Jesus