Not Wanting You to be Unaware

2 Corinthians 1:3-7 ESV “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by … Continue reading Not Wanting You to be Unaware

Don’t Put Christ to the Test

1 Corinthians 10:1-5 ESV “For I do not want you to be unaware, brothers, that our fathers were all under the cloud, and all passed through the sea, and all were baptized into Moses in the cloud and in the sea, and all ate the same spiritual food, and all drank the same spiritual drink. … Continue reading Don’t Put Christ to the Test

As is Proper Among Saints

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.” When we believe in Jesus to be Lord and Savior of our lives, we put off our old self, which belongs to our … Continue reading As is Proper Among Saints

If We Deliberately Keep On Sinning

Hebrews 10:26-31 ESV “If we deliberately keep on sinning after we have received the knowledge of the truth, no sacrifice for sins is left, but only a fearful expectation of judgment and of raging fire that will consume the enemies of God. Anyone who rejected the law of Moses died without mercy on the testimony … Continue reading If We Deliberately Keep On Sinning

Do You Need to Wake Up?

Romans 13:8-10 ESV “Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law. For the commandments, ‘You shall not commit adultery, You shall not murder, You shall not steal, You shall not covet,’ and any other commandment, are summed up in this word: ‘You shall love … Continue reading Do You Need to Wake Up?

They Wage War Against Your Soul

Put it All Away I Peter 2:1-3 ESV “So put away all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander. Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual milk, that by it you may grow up into salvation— if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is good.” As followers of Jesus … Continue reading They Wage War Against Your Soul

Uniting Oneself with a Prostitute

Who are the Unrighteous? 1 Corinthians 6:8-11 ESV “But you yourselves wrong and defraud—even your own brothers! “Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who practice homosexuality, nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor … Continue reading Uniting Oneself with a Prostitute

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?

The Letters, in Summary

Revelation 1:1-3 ESV “The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that … Continue reading The Letters, in Summary

Old Testament, New Testament

Leviticus 19:1-2 ESV 1 Peter 1:14-16 ESV “And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying, ‘Speak to all the congregation of the people of Israel and say to them, You shall be holy, for I the Lord your God am holy.’” “As obedient children, do not be conformed to the passions of your former ignorance, but … Continue reading Old Testament, New Testament