For All Their Evil in Forsaking God

Jeremiah 1:13-16 ESV “The word of the Lord came to me a second time, saying, ‘What do you see?’ And I said, ‘I see a boiling pot, facing away from the north.’ Then the Lord said to me, ‘Out of the north disaster shall be let loose upon all the inhabitants of the land. For … Continue reading For All Their Evil in Forsaking God

Watch Out for Deceivers and Manipulators

Philippians 3:2 ESV “Look out for the dogs, look out for the evildoers, look out for those who mutilate the flesh.” Look Out for the Dogs The term “dog” is used here figuratively to denote someone who is a spiritual predator who feeds off others. They are the impure. They are workers of evil. They … Continue reading Watch Out for Deceivers and Manipulators

Into His Grace in Which we Stand

Romans 5:1-2 ESV “Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God.” To be justified is to be made righteous, … Continue reading Into His Grace in Which we Stand

If Righteousness is What you Practice

1 John 3:4-10 ESV “Everyone who makes a practice of sinning also practices lawlessness; sin is lawlessness. You know that he appeared in order to take away sins, and in him there is no sin. No one who abides in him keeps on sinning; no one who keeps on sinning has either seen him or … Continue reading If Righteousness is What you Practice

He Found no Chance to Repent

Hebrews 12:12-17 ESV “Therefore lift your drooping hands and strengthen your weak knees, and make straight paths for your feet, so that what is lame may not be put out of joint but rather be healed. Strive for peace with everyone, and for the holiness without which no one will see the Lord. See to … Continue reading He Found no Chance to Repent

That HE May be Glorified!

Isaiah 61:1 ESV “The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the poor; he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those who are bound.” This prophecy is about … Continue reading That HE May be Glorified!

Who Has Believed the Gospel?

Isaiah 53:1-6 ESV “Who has believed what he has heard from us? And to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed? For he grew up before him like a young plant, and like a root out of dry ground; he had no form or majesty that we should look at him, and no … Continue reading Who Has Believed the Gospel?

Trust in God, He will Act

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 Trust in God, He will Act

Who Sees? Who Knows? God Does

Isaiah 29:13-14 ESV And the Lord said: “Because this people draw near with their mouth and honor me with their lips, while their hearts are far from me, and their fear of me is a commandment taught by men, therefore, behold, I will again do wonderful things with this people, with wonder upon wonder; and … Continue reading Who Sees? Who Knows? God Does

Our Eternal God Does Not Change

James 1:16-18 ESV “Do not be deceived, my beloved brothers. Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change. Of his own will he brought us forth by the word of truth, that we should be … Continue reading Our Eternal God Does Not Change