Isaiah 1:4 NIV “Woe to the sinful nation, a people whose guilt is great, a brood of evildoers, children given to corruption! They have forsaken the Lord; they have spurned the Holy One of Israel and turned their backs on him.” The nation, in this case, is a spiritual nation, not a physical one, for … Continue reading Who’s in Control of Your Life?
1 Thessalonians 2:1-2 NIV “You know, brothers and sisters, that our visit to you was not without results. We had previously suffered and been treated outrageously in Philippi, as you know, but with the help of our God we dared to tell you his gospel in the face of strong opposition.” When we follow Jesus … Continue reading Treated Outrageously!
An Original Work / May 26, 2020 Why, my beloved, Do you search near and far For what never will satisfy Your deep longings of heart? Why must you flitter From here and to there Seeking for pleasure In other affairs? You seek not the wisdom Of God in your heart. From Godly counsel You … Continue reading Purity’s Principle
Proverbs 31:10-31 (Select verses) An excellent wife who can find? She is far more precious than jewels. An excellent wife (or woman) is one who is exceptional and admirable. She is not ordinary or mundane. She is special. She is unique. And, she is commendable (praiseworthy), although she should be one who gives all the … Continue reading An Exceptional Wife
Without Lofty Speech 1 Corinthians 2:1-5 ESV “And I, when I came to you, brothers, did not come proclaiming to you the testimony of God with lofty speech or wisdom. For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ and him crucified. And I was with you in weakness and in fear and … Continue reading God Prepared for Us
Hear the word of the Lord, you rulers of Sodom! Give ear to the teaching of our God, you people of Gomorrah! “What to me is the multitude of your sacrifices? says the Lord; I have had enough of burnt offerings of rams and the fat of well-fed beasts; I do not delight in the … Continue reading A Joy Beyond Measure
“If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. When Christ who … Continue reading If You Have, Then
So, you believe that you trusted in Jesus Christ to be Lord and Savior of your life. You repented of your sins. You turned away from your old life of sin to follow Jesus in obedience to his will and to his ways. You believe he saved you from your sins, and that he has … Continue reading Our Faith Walk
“This is the message we have heard from him and proclaim to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all. If we say we have fellowship with him while we walk in darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth.” 1 John 1:5-6 ESV The message the apostles heard … Continue reading Fellowship in The Spirit
Integrity (definition): “firm adherence to a code of especially moral or artistic values: INCORRUPTIBILITY” (M-W Dictionary). Thesaurus: honesty, truth, morality, honor, reliability, and uprightness. Antonym (opposite): immoral, crooked, dishonest, fraudulent, perverted, and wicked. Proverbs 19:1-3 ESV Better is a poor person who walks in his integrity than one who is crooked in speech and is … Continue reading Walking with Integrity