Jesus Made the Way of Escape

Summary 1 Corinthians 10:1-11 (Some references to Hebrews 3:1-19) When the Israelites wandered in the wilderness for 40 years, after they had been released from their captivity in Egypt, they all ate the same spiritual food, and they all drank the same spiritual drink. For they drank from the spiritual Rock that followed them, and … Continue reading Jesus Made the Way of Escape

Past? or Present?

Ephesians 2:1-3 ESV “And you were dead in the trespasses and sins in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience—among whom we all once lived in the passions of our flesh, … Continue reading Past? or Present?

Beware of Ungodly Influences

2 Timothy 3:1-5 ESV “But understand this, that in the last days there will come times of difficulty. For people will be lovers of self, lovers of money, proud, arrogant, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, heartless, unappeasable, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not loving good, treacherous, reckless, swollen with conceit, lovers of pleasure rather … Continue reading Beware of Ungodly Influences

Loving Others Like Jesus Loved

1 John 4:7-8 ESV “Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God. Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love.” Loving one another appears to be the topic of late in several of the writings the … Continue reading Loving Others Like Jesus Loved

Do Not Forget the Lord

Deuteronomy 6:10-12 ESV “And when the Lord your God brings you into the land that he swore to your fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give you—with great and good cities that you did not build, and houses full of all good things that you did not fill, and cisterns that you … Continue reading Do Not Forget the Lord

He Who Stiffens His Neck

Proverbs 29:1,3 ESV 1He who is often reproved, yet stiffens his neck, will suddenly be broken beyond healing. 3He who loves wisdom makes his father glad, but a companion of prostitutes squanders his wealth. This describes someone who is still living in slavery to sin. Sin controls him, although he does have a choice in … Continue reading He Who Stiffens His Neck

In Reverent Fear He Obeyed

Matthew 24:37-39 ESV “For as were the days of Noah, so will be the coming of the Son of Man. For as in those days before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day when Noah entered the ark, and they were unaware until the flood came and … Continue reading In Reverent Fear He Obeyed

Becoming Like Jesus in Character

2 Peter 1:1-2 ESV “Simeon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, “To those who have obtained a faith of equal standing with ours by the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ: “May grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord.” What is … Continue reading Becoming Like Jesus in Character

You are Being Saved IF You..

1 Corinthians 15:1-2 ESV “Now I would remind you, brothers, of the gospel I preached to you, which you received, in which you stand, and by which you are being saved, if you hold fast to the word I preached to you—unless you believed in vain.” Jesus’ Death and Resurrection Paul then went on to … Continue reading You are Being Saved IF You..

The Truth of The Gospel

The truth of the gospel of Jesus Christ says that if we want to come after Christ that we must deny self, take up our cross daily, and follow (obey) him. It says that we must be crucified with Christ in death to sin and be raised with Christ to walk in newness of life … Continue reading The Truth of The Gospel