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
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
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?
Monday, April 17, 2017, 2:11 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Bless This House.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Romans 1:18-2:16 (Select vv. NASB). Hypocritical Judging (2:1-4) Therefore you have no excuse, everyone of you who passes judgment, for in that which you judge another, you condemn … Continue reading Free from Sin