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

Lies May Sound Good, But…

And Walk in LoveEphesians 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.” As the beloved children of God, we are to be becoming like Jesus in thought, word, and deed. For, if … Continue reading Lies May Sound Good, But…

Love Does No Wrong to a Neighbor

Love One Another 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: … Continue reading Love Does No Wrong to a Neighbor

Not Called us For Impurity

Walk to Please God 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 … Continue reading Not Called us For Impurity