Romans 12:1-2 NASB Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship. And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what … Continue reading Love Without Hypocrisy
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!
Proverbs 29:1-3 NASB A man who hardens his neck after much reproof Will suddenly be broken beyond remedy. When the righteous increase, the people rejoice, But when a wicked man rules, people groan. A man who loves wisdom makes his father glad, But he who keeps company with harlots wastes his wealth. The Stiff-Necked There … Continue reading We Are an Offense
1 John 2:1-2 NASB My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin. And if anyone sins, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous; and He Himself is the propitiation for our sins; and not for ours only, but also for those of the … Continue reading What’s Your Practice?
The book of Romans was not originally written as a book, nor did it originally have chapter and verse divisions. It was written as a letter from Paul to the church (the believers in Jesus) in Rome. And, it was intended to be read in whole, not in segments, I would suspect. So, no matter … Continue reading Freedom in Christ
Ephesians 5:1-2 NASB Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children; and walk in love, just as Christ also loved you and gave Himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God as a fragrant aroma. Walk in Love Whenever we see the word “therefore,” we have to look back to see what … Continue reading Arise from The Dead
1 John 4:1-6 NASB Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world. By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God; and … Continue reading How Do We Love?