1 Peter 5:6-11 ESV “Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you, casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you. Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. Resist him, firm … Continue reading Resist the Devil, Firm in Your Faith
Romans 12:1-2 ESV “I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what … Continue reading Where are the Godly Men who Teach Truth?
Titus 2:11-14 ESV “For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people, training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in the present age, waiting for our blessed hope, the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ, who gave … Continue reading Are You Being Trained in Righteousness?
Romans 10:12-13 ESV “For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek; for the same Lord is Lord of all, bestowing his riches on all who call on him. For ‘everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.’” My husband and I just recently attended a hymn sing at a particular … Continue reading Good News Preachers’ Beautiful Feet
Ephesians 5:15-17 ESV “Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, making the best use of the time, because the days are evil. Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.” The Days are Evil Evil has always existed, well at least ever since Satan, … Continue reading Evil Days and Walks of Faith
Isaiah 66:2b,5 ESV “But this is the one to whom I will look: he who is humble and contrite in spirit and trembles at my word.” “Hear the word of the Lord, you who tremble at his word: ‘Your brothers who hate you and cast you out for my name's sake have said, “Let the … Continue reading Humble and Contrite in Spirit
Psalms 66:8-12 ESV “Bless our God, O peoples; let the sound of his praise be heard, who has kept our soul among the living and has not let our feet slip. For you, O God, have tested us; you have tried us as silver is tried. You brought us into the net; you laid a … Continue reading We are Going Through the Fire
Psalms 37:12-15 ESV “The wicked plots against the righteous and gnashes his teeth at him, but the Lord laughs at the wicked, for he sees that his day is coming. “The wicked draw the sword and bend their bows to bring down the poor and needy, to slay those whose way is upright; their sword … Continue reading Wait Patiently for The Lord
Psalms 27:11-14 ESV “Teach me your way, O Lord, and lead me on a level path because of my enemies. Give me not up to the will of my adversaries; for false witnesses have risen against me, and they breathe out violence. “I believe that I shall look upon the goodness of the Lord in … Continue reading On a Level Path
Romans 12:14-21 ESV “Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them. Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep. Live in harmony with one another. Do not be haughty, but associate with the lowly. Never be wise in your own sight. Repay no one evil for evil, but give thought … Continue reading Don’t Be Wise in Your Own Sight