Created to be Like God

The Truth that is in Jesus Ephesians 4:21-24 ESV “But that is not the way you learned Christ! — assuming that you have heard about him and were taught in him, as the truth is in Jesus, to put off your old self, which belongs to your former manner of life and is corrupt through … Continue reading Created to be Like God

And Many Will Follow

The Way of Truth Blasphemed 2 Peter 2:1-3 ESV “But false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you, who will secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction. And many will follow their sensuality, and because of them … Continue reading And Many Will Follow

With Those Who Love Him

Deuteronomy 7:1-5 ESV “When the Lord your God brings you into the land that you are entering to take possession of it… You shall not intermarry with them, giving your daughters to their sons or taking their daughters for your sons, for they would turn away your sons from following me, to serve other gods. … Continue reading With Those Who Love Him

Children Who Deal Corruptly

Isaiah 1:2-4 ESV “Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth; for the Lord has spoken: ‘Children have I reared and brought up, but they have rebelled against me. The ox knows its owner, and the donkey its master's crib, but Israel does not know, my people do not understand.’” “Ah, sinful nation, a people … Continue reading Children Who Deal Corruptly

The Lord Who Gives Counsel

You Are My Lord Psalm 16:1-3 ESV “Preserve me, O God, for in you I take refuge. I say to the Lord, You are my Lord; I have no good apart from you.’” “As for the saints in the land, they are the excellent ones, in whom is all my delight.” How many of us … Continue reading The Lord Who Gives Counsel

A Wake Up Call

You Shall, Shall Not Romans 13:8-10 ESV Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law. For the commandments, “You shall not commit adultery, You shall not murder, You shall not steal, You shall not covet,” and any other commandment, are summed up in this … Continue reading A Wake Up Call

Holy or Strange Fire?

Psalm 97:10-12 NASB “Hate evil, you who love the Lord, Who preserves the souls of His godly ones; He delivers them from the hand of the wicked. Light is sown like seed for the righteous And gladness for the upright in heart. Be glad in the Lord, you righteous ones, And give thanks to His … Continue reading Holy or Strange Fire?

Take Refuge in God

Psalm 31:1, 11-13 NASB “In You, O Lord, I have taken refuge; Let me never be ashamed; In Your righteousness deliver me… Because of all my adversaries, I have become a reproach, Especially to my neighbors, And an object of dread to my acquaintances; Those who see me in the street flee from me. I … Continue reading Take Refuge in God

A Wedding or Funeral?

“Enter by the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the way is easy that leads to destruction, and those who enter by it are many. For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that leads to life, and those who find it are few.” Matthew 7:13-14 ESV Jesus Christ is the … Continue reading A Wedding or Funeral?

For or Against?

Psalm 2:1-3 ESV Why do the nations rage and the peoples plot in vain? The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the Lord and against his Anointed, saying, “Let us burst their bonds apart and cast away their cords from us.” So many Christians today, perhaps particularly here … Continue reading For or Against?