Unless You Fail the Test

Summary 2 Corinthians 1-12 The Corinthian church was riddled with sin, especially sexual immorality, I believe. It was questionable, thus, as to the legitimacy of everyone’s faith. So, Paul encouraged them to be reconciled to God, and he urged them not to receive God’s grace in vain. He also urged them to return to him … Continue reading Unless You Fail the Test

Put Your Trust in God Alone

Amos 5:4-5 NIV This is what the Lord says to Israel: “Seek me and live; do not seek Bethel, do not go to Gilgal, do not journey to Beersheba. For Gilgal will surely go into exile, and Bethel will be reduced to nothing.” These places mentioned here are symbolic of places of idolatrous worship. Today, … Continue reading Put Your Trust in God Alone

The Lord has a Case

Micah 6:1-2 NIV Listen to what the Lord says: “Stand up, plead my case before the mountains; let the hills hear what you have to say. “Hear, you mountains, the Lord’s accusation; listen, you everlasting foundations of the earth. For the Lord has a case against his people; he is lodging a charge against Israel.” … Continue reading The Lord has a Case

Make Your Choice

Don’t Be Idolaters Psalm 16:4 ESV “The sorrows of those who run after another god shall multiply; their drink offerings of blood I will not pour out or take their names on my lips.” The New Testament speaks often on the subject of idolatry, and of its consequences. In 1 Co 5:11 the church is … Continue reading Make Your Choice

He Will Carry and He Will Save

Isaiah 46:1-2 ESV “Bel bows down; Nebo stoops; their idols are on beasts and livestock; these things you carry are borne as burdens on weary beasts. They stoop; they bow down together; they cannot save the burden, but themselves go into captivity.” Many people, although professing the name of Jesus as Savior of their lives, … Continue reading He Will Carry and He Will Save

Flittering

An Original Work / September 6, 2020 Flittering here, flittering there, Idols and idols are everywhere. No sound of mind there to be found, Wandering, wandering all around. No light of day, lives in dismay, He’s going nowhere from day to day. Listening not, he’s to be bought, Slipping and sliding without a thought. No … Continue reading Flittering

Lovers of Light or Darkness?

He Gave His Son John 3:16 ESV “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.” What is love? Simply put, it is giving of oneself to meet the legitimate needs of others. God so loved us that he (the … Continue reading Lovers of Light or Darkness?

But for the Will of God

Suffering in The Flesh 1 Peter 4:1-2 ESV “Since therefore Christ suffered in the flesh, arm yourselves with the same way of thinking, for whoever has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin, so as to live for the rest of the time in the flesh no longer for human passions but for the … Continue reading But for the Will of God

The Lord is Exalted

Isaiah 33:1 ESV “Ah, you destroyer, who yourself have not been destroyed, you traitor, whom none has betrayed! When you have ceased to destroy, you will be destroyed; and when you have finished betraying, they will betray you.” Intoxicated by Sin There are many people who profess faith in Jesus Christ who are not walking … Continue reading The Lord is Exalted