Taking the Test 2 Corinthians 13:5 ESV “Examine yourselves, to see whether you are in the faith. Test yourselves. Or do you not realize this about yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you? — unless indeed you fail to meet the test!” When we take an examination (a test) in school, it is to test … Continue reading Is Jesus Christ in You?
2 Corinthians 13:5-6 ESV “Examine yourselves, to see whether you are in the faith. Test yourselves. Or do you not realize this about yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you? —unless indeed you fail to meet the test! I hope you will find out that we have not failed the test.” Permissive or Strict? Many … Continue reading Do We Pass the Test?
Proverbs 27:1-2 ESV Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring. Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; a stranger, and not your own lips. Proverbs 16:18 says, “Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.” So, we are to guard our hearts … Continue reading Pride Before a Fall
2 Corinthians 13:1-4 ESV This is the third time I am coming to you. Every charge must be established by the evidence of two or three witnesses. I warned those who sinned before and all the others, and I warn them now while absent, as I did when present on my second visit, that if … Continue reading Self Examination
Monday, October 23, 2017, 1:22 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Broken and Contrite.” Speak, Lord, Your words to my heart. I read Galatians 6 (quoting select vv. NIV). Caught in a Sin (vv. 1-2) Brothers and sisters, if someone is caught in a sin, you who live by the Spirit … Continue reading We Sow, We Reap
Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 10:59 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “When in The Stillness.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read 2 Corinthians 13 (Select vv. NASB). Test Ourselves (vv. 5-6) Test yourselves to see if you are in the faith; examine yourselves! Or do you not recognize … Continue reading Building Up