This is a repost of something that was written and posted in June of this year, but I have added some things to it and have done some editing. Matthew 19:3-6 ESV “And Pharisees came up to him and tested him by asking, ‘Is it lawful to divorce one's wife for any cause?’ He answered, … Continue reading “Divorce and Separation” Repost Edited
Psalms 14:1 ESV “The fool says in his heart, ‘There is no God.’ They are corrupt, they do abominable deeds; there is none who does good.” Who is a fool? He is a con artist, a deceiver, a manipulator, and/or someone who is unwise, irrational, and reckless. He is self-indulgent and irresponsible. He is pleasure-driven … Continue reading The Lord is Our Refuge
But not in Truth or Right Isaiah 48:1-2 ESV “Hear this, O house of Jacob, who are called by the name of Israel, and who came from the waters of Judah, who swear by the name of the Lord and confess the God of Israel, but not in truth or right. For they call themselves … Continue reading False Confessions, False Righteousness
Matthew 19:3-6 ESV “And Pharisees came up to him and tested him by asking, ‘Is it lawful to divorce one's wife for any cause?’ He answered, ‘Have you not read that he who created them from the beginning made them male and female, and said, “Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother … Continue reading Divorce and Separation
Romans 1:18-20 ESV “For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth. For what can be known about God is plain to them, because God has shown it to them. For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, … Continue reading They Really Don’t Know Love at All
Titus 1:10-11, 15-16 ESV (also read vv. 5-9) “For there are many who are insubordinate, empty talkers and deceivers, especially those of the circumcision party. They must be silenced, since they are upsetting whole families by teaching for shameful gain what they ought not to teach.” “To the pure, all things are pure, but to … Continue reading What They Ought not to Teach
Titus 3:1-3 ESV “Remind them to be submissive to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready for every good work, to speak evil of no one, to avoid quarreling, to be gentle, and to show perfect courtesy toward all people. For we ourselves were once foolish, disobedient, led astray, slaves to various passions … Continue reading Sometimes We Need Reminders
Proverbs 6:6, 9 ESV “Go to the ant, O sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise… How long will you lie there, O sluggard? When will you arise from your sleep?” There are many people professing faith in Jesus Christ who are physically and spiritually lazy. They go a lot by their feelings and they … Continue reading How Long Will you Lie?
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 ask and … Continue reading Are Your Passions at War Within You?
James 5:1-6 ESV “Come now, you rich, weep and howl for the miseries that are coming upon you. Your riches have rotted and your garments are moth-eaten. Your gold and silver have corroded, and their corrosion will be evidence against you and will eat your flesh like fire. You have laid up treasure in the … Continue reading The Lord Hears Our Weeping