Straight Paths for Your Feet

In Hebrews 12 we are taught that we must get rid of every hindrance to our walks of faith which is weighing us down and is keeping us from walking in full surrender to our Lord. And we are to forsake every sin which clings closely to us, i.e., which is our habit (practice, addiction). … Continue reading Straight Paths for Your Feet

Snake Filled Filthy Water

Psalms 73:1-3 ESV “Truly God is good to Israel, to those who are pure in heart. But as for me, my feet had almost stumbled, my steps had nearly slipped. For I was envious of the arrogant when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.” My husband and I live in an apartment complex with … Continue reading Snake Filled Filthy Water

Yeah, I Know, but ‘Yadda, Yadda’

Summary 1 Corinthians 10:1-11 The children of God in the Old Testament, during the time of the exodus from Egypt, when God freed them from their slavery, ended up wandering in the wilderness for some forty years due to the hardness of hearts of the vast majority of them, and because of their disobedience (their … Continue reading Yeah, I Know, but ‘Yadda, Yadda’

Is Our Salvation Conditional?

If We Continue in Faith Hebrews 3:6 ESV “But Christ is faithful over God's house as a son. And we are his house, if indeed we hold fast our confidence and our boasting in our hope.” This is not taught much at all in the church. We are not usually taught the “If” verses of … Continue reading Is Our Salvation Conditional?

Sweeter Than Honey

Psalm 19:7-8 ESV “The law of the Lord is perfect, reviving the soul; the testimony of the Lord is sure, making wise the simple; the precepts of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of the Lord is pure, enlightening the eyes.” The law of the Lord for followers of Jesus Christ are … Continue reading Sweeter Than Honey

He Will Not Disappoint

I live in the United States of America. I was born here in 1949. America is what I know. This is where God placed me. And, so a lot of what he gives me to share is related to my nation. But, some of this may apply to other nations, too, so if you don’t … Continue reading He Will Not Disappoint

Passions at War

Fleshly Desires James 4:1-3 ESV “What causes quarrels and what causes fights among you? Is it not this, that your passions are at war within you? You desire and do not have, so you murder. You covet and cannot obtain, so you fight and quarrel. You do not have, because you do not ask. You … Continue reading Passions at War

Deliberately Overlooking

This is now the second letter that I am writing to you, beloved. In both of them I am stirring up your sincere mind by way of reminder, that 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 … Continue reading Deliberately Overlooking

Wise and Innocent

I appeal to you, brothers, to watch out for those who cause divisions and create obstacles contrary to the doctrine that you have been taught; avoid them. For such persons do not serve our Lord Christ, but their own appetites, and by smooth talk and flattery they deceive the hearts of the naive. For your … Continue reading Wise and Innocent

Self Examination

2 Corinthians 13:1-4 ESV This is the third time I am coming to you. Every charge must be established by the evidence of two or three witnesses. I warned those who sinned before and all the others, and I warn them now while absent, as I did when present on my second visit, that if … Continue reading Self Examination