Pure Hearts and Good Consciences

In 1 Timothy, chapter one, Paul wrote to warn against those who are teaching false doctrine, who are swerving from pure hearts and good consciences and sincere faith, and who have wandered off to vain (empty, useless, and conceited) discussion, lacking in understanding of the truth. He went on to talk about how the law … Continue reading Pure Hearts and Good Consciences

Dead And Alive

Romans 6:1-4 ESV “What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin that grace may abound? By no means! How can we who died to sin still live in it? Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? We were buried … Continue reading Dead And Alive

A Fountain of Life

Proverbs 14 (Select verses) ESV 8 The wisdom of the prudent is to discern his way, but the folly of fools is deceiving. 9 Fools mock at the guilt offering, but the upright enjoy acceptance. 10 The heart knows its own bitterness, and no stranger shares its joy. 11 The house of the wicked will … Continue reading A Fountain of Life

Because of Disobedience

“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 those who listened.” … Continue reading Because of Disobedience

Shifting Shadows

We read in Ephesians 2:8-9: “For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.” Eph. 2:8-9 ESV God’s grace to us is his gift to us. Our salvation from slavery to … Continue reading Shifting Shadows

True Cause for Rejoicing

Oh come, let us sing to the Lord; let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation! Let us come into his presence with thanksgiving; let us make a joyful noise to him with songs of praise! For the Lord is a great God, and a great King above all gods. In … Continue reading True Cause for Rejoicing

Exchanging Truth for a Lie

This appears to be the third in a series of devotions the Lord Jesus is giving me on the subject of feelings vs. faith, and feelings vs. love for God and for others. “Since, then, we know what it is to fear the Lord, we try to persuade others. What we are is plain to … Continue reading Exchanging Truth for a Lie