2 Timothy 3:1-5 ESV “But understand this, that in the last days there will come times of difficulty. For people will be lovers of self, lovers of money, proud, arrogant, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, heartless, unappeasable, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not loving good, treacherous, reckless, swollen with conceit, lovers of pleasure rather … Continue reading Continue in Obedient Faith in Christ
Where are You in All of This?
2 Chronicles 7:13-16 ESV God speaking: “When I shut up the heavens so that there is no rain, or command the locust to devour the land, or send pestilence among my people, if my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, … Continue reading Where are You in All of This?
Godly or Worldly Sorrow
Psalms 119:25-32 ESV “My soul clings to the dust; give me life according to your word! When I told of my ways, you answered me; teach me your statutes! Make me understand the way of your precepts, and I will meditate on your wondrous works. My soul melts away for sorrow; strengthen me according to … Continue reading Godly or Worldly Sorrow
Genuine Faith Results in Obedience
Hebrews 11 is considered by many to be the “faith chapter” of the Bible, for in this faith chapter we have multiple examples of people throughout biblical history who, by faith in the Lord, followed our Lord in obedience and made an impact on this world and on people’s lives for the glory of God. … Continue reading Genuine Faith Results in Obedience
Faith and Obedience
Hebrews 4:1-3a,11 ESV “Therefore, while the promise of entering his rest still stands, let us fear lest any of you should seem to have failed to reach it. For good news came to us just as to them, but the message they heard did not benefit them, because they were not united by faith with … Continue reading Faith and Obedience
Obedience of Faith
Romans 1:1-7 ESV “Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God, which he promised beforehand through his prophets in the holy Scriptures, concerning his Son, who was descended from David according to the flesh and was declared to be the Son of God in power … Continue reading Obedience of Faith
Doers of the Word
James 1:19-21 ESV “Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God. Therefore put away all filthiness and rampant wickedness and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls.” … Continue reading Doers of the Word
Obeying or Not Obeying?
Matthew 7:24-27 ESV “Everyone then who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock. And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house, but it did not fall, because it had been founded on … Continue reading Obeying or Not Obeying?
With Humble Hearts We Come
2 Timothy 2:21-22 ESV “If anyone cleanses himself from what is dishonorable, he will be a vessel for honorable use, set apart as holy, useful to the master of the house, ready for every good work. So flee youthful passions and pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace, along with those who call on the Lord … Continue reading With Humble Hearts We Come
This is the Way; Walk in It
Video Talk Isaiah 30:21-22 ESV “And your ears shall hear a word behind you, saying, ‘This is the way, walk in it,’ when you turn to the right or when you turn to the left. Then you will defile your carved idols overlaid with silver and your gold-plated metal images. You will scatter them as … Continue reading This is the Way; Walk in It