My passage of scripture for today is taken from Matthew 4, which is concerning the three temptations of Jesus by the devil in the wilderness. So, as I began to pray and to ask the Lord Jesus what he would want me to learn from this passage today, he brought to mind this scripture in … Continue reading The One Who Does
James 3:13 ESV Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct let him show his works in the meekness of wisdom. Wisdom includes knowledge, but knowledge alone is not wisdom. For, many people have lots of knowledge, including biblical knowledge, but they are not wise, because they don’t apply the good knowledge … Continue reading Wise or Foolish?
Stirring Up 2 Peter 3:1-2 NASB This is now, beloved, the second letter I am writing to you in which I am stirring up your sincere mind by way of reminder, that you should remember the words spoken beforehand by the holy prophets and the commandment of the Lord and Savior spoken by your apostles. … Continue reading To Stimulate our Minds
How are people, in general, and the church, and individual Christians being deceived today? We are deceived when we listen to and when we buy into the words of humans, or tradition, and we don’t test what we are hearing with God, in prayer, and in his Word. Jesus said, “You have heard… but I … Continue reading Character Transformation
For those of us who live in the USA, or in the world, as a whole, are we aware of the spiritual and moral decline across our nation, or across the globe? Have we noticed the chaos, the rebellion, and the utter moral decay and depravity that is now being accepted as normal in our … Continue reading Sensual Pleasure
“I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.” Eph. 4:1-3 ESV To what … Continue reading Put Off / Put On
Do we live what we say we believe? Or, is our belief just words? Or, is it just a religion? Or is it just religious practices, rituals and ceremonies? The Lord Jesus led me to read 1 Peter 2 (Select vv. ESV). As you come to him, a living stone rejected by men but in … Continue reading Do We Live It?