2 Corinthians 6:14-18; 7:1 ESV “Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. For what partnership has righteousness with lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with darkness? What accord has Christ with Belial? Or what portion does a believer share with an unbeliever? What agreement has the temple of God with idols? For we are the … Continue reading Mismatched!
Receiving God’s Grace in Vain 2 Corinthians 6:1-2 ESV “Working together with him, then, we appeal to you not to receive the grace of God in vain. For he says, “’In a favorable time I listened to you, and in a day of salvation I have helped you.’ “Behold, now is the favorable time; behold, … Continue reading Then He Will Welcome Us
Micah 6:1-2 NIV Listen to what the Lord says: “Stand up, plead my case before the mountains; let the hills hear what you have to say. “Hear, you mountains, the Lord’s accusation; listen, you everlasting foundations of the earth. For the Lord has a case against his people; he is lodging a charge against Israel.” … Continue reading The Lord has a Case
Isaiah 9:8-12 NIV “The Lord has sent a message against Jacob; it will fall on Israel. All the people will know it— Ephraim and the inhabitants of Samaria— who say with pride and arrogance of heart, ‘The bricks have fallen down, but we will rebuild with dressed stone; the fig trees have been felled, but … Continue reading A Plot of Satan
2 Chronicles 7:12 ESV “Then the Lord appeared to Solomon in the night and said to him: ‘I have heard your prayer and have chosen this place for myself as a house of sacrifice.’” In the time of Solomon, the “house of sacrifice” was the house of the Lord, his temple, which then was a … Continue reading House of Sacrifice
Yesterday the Lord led me to write about The Church in Action, which had to do with defining what the church is, and what it isn’t, and what the gatherings of the church are supposed to look like, based on scripture. Today, I believe the Lord wants me to continue on this subject of the … Continue reading The Church in Practice
2 Corinthians 6:1-2 ESV Working together with him, then, we appeal to you not to receive the grace of God in vain. For he says, “In a favorable time I listened to you, and in a day of salvation I have helped you.” Behold, now is the favorable time; behold, now is the day of … Continue reading Widening Our Hearts
“Ignorance is bliss,” so the saying goes, but is it really? Can we continue to plead ignorance, especially after so much truth has been presented to us, and then go on ignoring the truth, as though it won’t affect us? And, because we want to hold on to our traditions or to our sinful addictions? … Continue reading Is Ignorance Bliss?
Friday, November 10, 2017, 6:38 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “God Be with You till We Meet Again.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Isaiah 2 (Quoting select vv. NASB). Influences from the East (vv. 5-8) Come, house of Jacob, and let us walk in the light … Continue reading Our Only Hope
Wednesday, August 16, 2017, 5:30 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “My Jesus, I Love Thee.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read 2 Corinthians 6:14-7:1 (ESV). Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. For what partnership has righteousness with lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with darkness? What … Continue reading Go Out