Platitudes Magnitudes

An Original Work / June 28, 2022 Platitudes in magnitude, Tasteless, lifeless, wishy-washy, Tired and worn out, old and musty, Great in size and mushy-gushy. Have no meaning, take no stance, Here or there just happenstance, Say whatever, take a chance, Entertain them, do your dance. Lies a plenty, do their tricks, Inside or outside, … Continue reading Platitudes Magnitudes

Beware the Spreading Influence of Deception

Matthew 16:1-4 ESV “And the Pharisees and Sadducees came, and to test him they asked him to show them a sign from heaven. He answered them, ‘When it is evening, you say, “It will be fair weather, for the sky is red.” And in the morning, “It will be stormy today, for the sky is … Continue reading Beware the Spreading Influence of Deception

Don’t Be Quick to Accept Lies as Truth

James 1:19-21 ESV “Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God. Therefore put away all filthiness and rampant wickedness and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls.” … Continue reading Don’t Be Quick to Accept Lies as Truth

Evildoers Listening to Wicked Lips

Proverbs 17:4,9-11 ESV 4An evildoer listens to wicked lips, and a liar gives ear to a mischievous tongue. 9 Whoever covers an offense seeks love, but he who repeats a matter separates close friends. 10 A rebuke goes deeper into a man of understanding than a hundred blows into a fool. 11 An evil man … Continue reading Evildoers Listening to Wicked Lips

Unless You Turn and Become Like Children

Matthew 18:1-4 ESV “At that time the disciples came to Jesus, saying, ‘Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?’ And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them and said, ‘Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom … Continue reading Unless You Turn and Become Like Children

Nonsense, Nonsense

An Original Work / February 4, 2022 Nonsense, nonsense coming from their mouths, Raise their banners, raise them very loud, Bold in witness, that but not of God, Please the world and draw in their large crowds. “Win the world to us, but not to God, Please the crowds and make sure music’s loud, Tell … Continue reading Nonsense, Nonsense

Taken Captive by Empty Deceit

Colossians 2:8 ESV “See to it that no one takes you captive by philosophy and empty deceit, according to human tradition, according to the elemental spirits of the world, and not according to Christ.” Other than speaking of individuals who are liars and deceivers, who love to manipulate, trick, and trap others, there are two … Continue reading Taken Captive by Empty Deceit

They’re Shrewd in Their own Sight

Isaiah 5:18-19 ESV “Woe to those who draw iniquity with cords of falsehood, who draw sin as with cart ropes, who say: ‘Let him be quick, let him speed his work that we may see it; let the counsel of the Holy One of Israel draw near, and let it come, that we may know … Continue reading They’re Shrewd in Their own Sight

Don’t Let Emotions Overtake You

Philippians 2:14-18 ESV “Do all things without grumbling or disputing, that you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and twisted generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world, holding fast to the word of life, so that in the day of Christ I … Continue reading Don’t Let Emotions Overtake You

they are thrilled

An Original Work / October 18, 2021 Tardy, tardy, not on time Lazy, lazy, it’s a crime Truthful, truthful, rein them in Teach them: “Don’t give in to sin” All their idols in a row They put on a fancy show Crowds are coming, lusts fulfilled Cheap grace gospel – they are thrilled Fancy parties, … Continue reading they are thrilled