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
Titus 2:1 ESV But as for you, teach what accords with sound doctrine. All of us, who are in Christ Jesus, by faith in him, are teachers of the Word in one way or another. We may not all have the gift of teaching, but we teach others every day by our own lifestyles, by … Continue reading Who’s in Control?
1 Peter 2:1-3 ESV So put away all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander. Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual milk, that by it you may grow up into salvation— if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is good. As followers of Jesus Christ, because of what … Continue reading Holy
Proverbs 19:1-3 NASB Better is a poor man who walks in his integrity Than he who is perverse in speech and is a fool. Also it is not good for a person to be without knowledge, And he who hurries his footsteps errs. The foolishness of man ruins his way, And his heart rages against … Continue reading A Storming Heart
As followers of Jesus Christ, we read the Bible, not just for intellectual enlightenment, and not just as a history book or as a book of poetry, or as part of an English Literature Class. We read the Bible (Genesis to Revelation) because we believe it to be the Word of God. Therefore, we read … Continue reading Set Free!
This morning, the Lord Jesus reminded me of a writing he gave me in January of this year, so I went back and read it (1). It is called “Resting in Him,” and it is written mostly from personal experience, although it is also written from the knowledge of what others have shared with me … Continue reading For the Gospel’s Progress
The Lord Jesus led me to read Ephesians 1 (Select vv. ESV). Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To the saints who are in Ephesus, and are faithful in Christ Jesus: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Vv. 1-2 Notice with me … Continue reading According to His Purpose