Putting Off the Body of the Flesh

Colossians 2:6-7 ESV “Therefore, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in him, rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving.” When we receive Christ Jesus the Lord (Owner-Master) by God-given faith in him, we are crucified with Christ in death to … Continue reading Putting Off the Body of the Flesh

Men, Love Your Wives

In America, today is a day we traditionally celebrate our human fathers. The day is referred to as “Father’s Day,” so I am going to focus more today on the role of the husband and father than I am on the role of the wife and mother. And actually that is appropriate because the man … Continue reading Men, Love Your Wives

Empty Words, Empty Lives

Ephesians 5:1-2 ESV “Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.” To be imitators of God means that we need to surrender our lives to Jesus Christ. We must forsake all sinful practices, and … Continue reading Empty Words, Empty Lives

She Lies in Wait Like a Robber

Proverbs 23:26-28 ESV “My son, give me your heart, and let your eyes observe my ways. For a prostitute is a deep pit; an adulteress is a narrow well. She lies in wait like a robber and increases the traitors among mankind.” A Prostitute is a Deep Pit So, what is the biggest pit that … Continue reading She Lies in Wait Like a Robber

The Floods Have Lifted Up, O Lord

Psalms 93:1-2 ESV “The Lord reigns; he is robed in majesty; the Lord is robed; he has put on strength as his belt. Yes, the world is established; it shall never be moved. Your throne is established from of old; you are from everlasting.” Jesus Christ, our Lord, is the King of the whole world. … Continue reading The Floods Have Lifted Up, O Lord

How We Ought to Walk

1 Thessalonians 4:1-2 ESV “Finally, then, brothers, we ask and urge you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us how you ought to walk and to please God, just as you are doing, that you do so more and more. For you know what instructions we gave you through the Lord Jesus.” … Continue reading How We Ought to Walk

In Love with Self, Not God

Ephesians 4:17-19 ESV “Now this I say and testify in the Lord, that you must no longer walk as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their minds. They are darkened in their understanding, alienated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them, due to their hardness of heart. They … Continue reading In Love with Self, Not God

Ought You Not Rather to Mourn?

1 Corinthians 5:1-2 ESV “It is actually reported that there is sexual immorality among you, and of a kind that is not tolerated even among pagans, for a man has his father's wife. And you are arrogant! Ought you not rather to mourn? Let him who has done this be removed from among you.” Sexual … Continue reading Ought You Not Rather to Mourn?

Believe the Truth

Acts 4:5-12 ESV “On the next day their rulers and elders and scribes gathered together in Jerusalem, with Annas the high priest and Caiaphas and John and Alexander, and all who were of the high-priestly family. And when they had set them in the midst, they inquired, ‘By what power or by what name did … Continue reading Believe the Truth

Purge the Evil from Among You!

1 Corinthians 5:1-5 ESV “It is actually reported that there is sexual immorality among you, and of a kind that is not tolerated even among pagans, for a man has his father's wife. And you are arrogant! Ought you not rather to mourn? Let him who has done this be removed from among you. “For … Continue reading Purge the Evil from Among You!