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?