They Suppress the Truth Romans 1:18-20 ESV “For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth. For what can be known about God is plain to them, because God has shown it to them. For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal … Continue reading They are Without Excuse
Romans 16:17-20 ESV “I appeal to you, brothers, to watch out for those who cause divisions and create obstacles contrary to the doctrine that you have been taught; avoid them. For such persons do not serve our Lord Christ, but their own appetites, and by smooth talk and flattery they deceive the hearts of the … Continue reading Dangerous Doctrines II
2 Peter 3:10-13 ESV “But the day of the Lord will come like a thief, and then the heavens will pass away with a roar, and the heavenly bodies will be burned up and dissolved, and the earth and the works that are done on it will be exposed. “Since all these things are thus … Continue reading The Error of Lawless People
Suppose I wrote you a letter, which happened to be a lengthy letter, which covered a particular subject which was near and dear to my heart, and which I wanted to convey to you, in its fullness, which is why the letter is lengthy. I took the time to cover many different aspects of that … Continue reading Being Led by the Spirit of God
1 John 3:4-6 ESV “Everyone who makes a practice of sinning also practices lawlessness; sin is lawlessness. You know that he appeared in order to take away sins, and in him there is no sin. No one who abides in him keeps on sinning; no one who keeps on sinning has either seen him or … Continue reading Who are the Children of God?
Psalms 118:19-21 NIV “Open for me the gates of the righteous; I will enter and give thanks to the Lord. This is the gate of the Lord through which the righteous may enter. I will give you thanks, for you answered me; you have become my salvation.” Reading this brought to mind this passage from … Continue reading The Righteous May Enter
1 John 3:1, 3, 5-6 ESV “See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are… And everyone who thus hopes in him purifies himself as he is pure.” “You know that he appeared in order to take away sins, and in … Continue reading Lay It All Down
Friday, July 21, 2017, 5:13 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “He Reached Down.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read varied scriptures (in the ESV) on the subject of slavery to sin. Practicing Sin (Jn. 8:34; Ro. 1:28-32; Gal. 5:19-21) “Jesus answered them, ‘Truly, truly, I say to … Continue reading Slavery to Sin
Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 7:23 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Full Release.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Romans 8:1-14; Galatians 5:16-24 (Select vv. NASB). Flesh and Spirit (Rom. 8:1-8) Therefore there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For the law of … Continue reading What’s Our Mindset?