He Has Taken Away the Judgments

Zephaniah 3:14-17 ESV “Sing aloud, O daughter of Zion; shout, O Israel! Rejoice and exult with all your heart, O daughter of Jerusalem! The Lord has taken away the judgments against you; he has cleared away your enemies. The King of Israel, the Lord, is in your midst; you shall never again fear evil. On … Continue reading He Has Taken Away the Judgments

Unless You Turn and Humble Yourselves

Matthew 18:1-4 ESV “At that time the disciples came to Jesus, saying, ‘Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?’ And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them and said, ‘Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom … Continue reading Unless You Turn and Humble Yourselves

The Word of God Remains Forever

1 Peter 1:22-25 ESV “Having purified your souls by your obedience to the truth for a sincere brotherly love, love one another earnestly from a pure heart, since you have been born again, not of perishable seed but of imperishable, through the living and abiding word of God; for “‘All flesh is like grass and … Continue reading The Word of God Remains Forever

Is Sin Crouching at Your Door?

1 John 3:11-16 ESV “For this is the message that you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another. We should not be like Cain, who was of the evil one and murdered his brother. And why did he murder him? Because his own deeds were evil and his brother's righteous. Do … Continue reading Is Sin Crouching at Your Door?

The Righteousness that Comes by Faith

Genesis 6:5-13 ESV “The Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intention of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually. And the Lord regretted that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him to his heart… “Now the earth was corrupt in … Continue reading The Righteousness that Comes by Faith

He was Smitten by God

Isaiah 53:3-6 ESV "He was despised and rejected by men, a man of sorrows and acquainted with grief; and as one from whom men hide their faces he was despised, and we esteemed him not. Surely he has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; yet we esteemed him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted. … Continue reading He was Smitten by God

You Will Say to Your Idols, “Be Gone!”

Isaiah 30:8-11 ESV “And now, go, write it before them on a tablet and inscribe it in a book, that it may be for the time to come as a witness forever. For they are a rebellious people, lying children, children unwilling to hear the instruction of the Lord; who say to the seers, ‘Do … Continue reading You Will Say to Your Idols, “Be Gone!”

According to The Will of God

Romans 8:26-27 ESV “Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words. And he who searches hearts knows what is the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for the … Continue reading According to The Will of God

Seek the Lord, Forsake Sins, Follow Jesus

Isaiah 55:6-9 ESV “Seek the Lord while he may be found; call upon him while he is near; let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; let him return to the Lord, that he may have compassion on him, and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon. For my thoughts … Continue reading Seek the Lord, Forsake Sins, Follow Jesus

Does God Still Require Obedience?

1 John 2:3-6 ESV “And by this we know that we have come to know him, if we keep his commandments. Whoever says “I know him” but does not keep his commandments is a liar, and the truth is not in him, but whoever keeps his word, in him truly the love of God is … Continue reading Does God Still Require Obedience?