Revelation 3:1-3 ESV “And to the angel of the church in Sardis write: ‘The words of him who has the seven spirits of God and the seven stars. “‘I know your works. You have the reputation of being alive, but you are dead. Wake up, and strengthen what remains and is about to die, for … Continue reading Keep It, and Repent
Galatians 6:7-8 NIV “Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows. Whoever sows to please their flesh, from the flesh will reap destruction; whoever sows to please the Spirit, from the Spirit will reap eternal life.” There are many people today calling themselves Christians, or followers of Christ, who … Continue reading We Reap What We Sow
Revelation 3:14-16 ESV “And to the angel of the church in Laodicea write: ‘The words of the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of God's creation. “‘I know your works: you are neither cold nor hot. Would that you were either cold or hot! So, because you are lukewarm, and neither hot nor … Continue reading Are Works Essential?
We read in the New Testament books of the Bible that, as believers in Jesus Christ, we are to walk in him, in his life, in his love, and not according to flesh – not according to sinful passions, but according to the Spirit, etc. For, Jesus Christ did not die on that cross just … Continue reading How are We Walking?
James 3:13 ESV Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct let him show his works in the meekness of wisdom. The book of James does not teach works-based salvation. It is also not opposed to the teachings of Paul, as some would state is the case. The teachings of James and … Continue reading Two Kinds of Wisdom