Don’t Be Idolaters Psalm 16:4 ESV “The sorrows of those who run after another god shall multiply; their drink offerings of blood I will not pour out or take their names on my lips.” The New Testament speaks often on the subject of idolatry, and of its consequences. In 1 Co 5:11 the church is … Continue reading Make Your Choice
2 Peter 3:2-3 ESV “You should remember the predictions of the holy prophets and the commandment of the Lord and Savior through your apostles, knowing this first of all, that scoffers will come in the last days with scoffing, following their own sinful desires.” Scoffers and Sinful Desires People who scoff at others speak derisively … Continue reading Suffering for The Truth
1 Corinthians 6:12-13 ESV “’All things are lawful for me,’ but not all things are helpful. ‘All things are lawful for me,’ but I will not be dominated by anything. ‘Food is meant for the stomach and the stomach for food’—and God will destroy both one and the other.” As followers of Jesus Christ we … Continue reading Loving God and Spouse
Matthew 15:19-20a ESV “For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false witness, slander. These are what defile a person.” What is meant here by the heart? The heart (kardia in Greek) is also translated as mind, character, inner self, will, and the center of our being. It is also … Continue reading Seared Consciences
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.” Let’s … Continue reading Are We Truly Grieving?
Romans 1:18-23 ESV “For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth. For what can be known about God is plain to them, because God has shown it to them. For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, … Continue reading Dishonorable Passions
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 Walk to Please Him
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.” Do you believe in Jesus? Then, you are to be like God in purity of heart, mind, morals, character, and faithfulness. For, this … Continue reading Not Unwise, But Wise
Colossians 3:5-6 ESV “Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry. On account of these the wrath of God is coming." Because these types of sins have been able to run rampant within the church for a long time, all under the guise … Continue reading On Account of These
Psalm 24:1-2 ESV “The earth is the Lord's and the fullness thereof, the world and those who dwell therein, for he has founded it upon the seas and established it upon the rivers.” Amen! God – Father, Son and Holy Spirit – not only created the earth and all who dwell therein, but it belongs … Continue reading No More Fakery!