Letting No One Deceive You

Ephesians 5:3-4 ESV “But sexual immorality and all impurity or covetousness must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints. Let there be no filthiness nor foolish talk nor crude joking, which are out of place, but instead let there be thanksgiving.” When we believe in Jesus Christ with genuine God-given faith … Continue reading Letting No One Deceive You

Become Partakers of the Divine Nature

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 does … Continue reading Become Partakers of the Divine Nature

The Narrow Gate is Not Wide

Matthew 7:13-14 ESV “Enter by the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the way is easy that leads to destruction, and those who enter by it are many. For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that leads to life, and those who find it are few.” The Narrow Gate If … Continue reading The Narrow Gate is Not Wide

Growing to Maturity in Christ Jesus

Jesus Christ, our Savior Jesus Christ is the only begotten Son of God. But he is also God, the second person of our triune God – Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. He is our creator God. As God had always planned, Christ left his throne in heaven, he came to earth, and he was born … Continue reading Growing to Maturity in Christ Jesus

Do Not Walk in the Way with Them

Proverbs 1:7 ESV “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge; fools despise wisdom and instruction.” The Beginning of Knowledge To fear the Lord is to believe him, to believe his words, to take them seriously, to take them to heart and to walk in obedience to his instructions to us, his body. … Continue reading Do Not Walk in the Way with Them

Tell-Tale Signs

The tell-tale signs of liars lies Are often seen within their eyes. Their body language tells a lot When they are then put on the spot. They will not look you in the eyes, Or else they’ll put on a disguise. Pretending is part of their game, They shift from truth and others blame. Forgetful … Continue reading Tell-Tale Signs

In the Lord my Heart Trusts

Psalms 28:1-3 ESV “To you, O Lord, I call; my rock, be not deaf to me, lest, if you be silent to me, I become like those who go down to the pit. Hear the voice of my pleas for mercy, when I cry to you for help, when I lift up my hands toward … Continue reading In the Lord my Heart Trusts

The Words not Sticking

Time is ticking, words are pricking, With most folks the words not sticking – Taking shelter in their covers, Going after other lovers. Dancing dances, taking chances, Looking for more new romances, Happenstances, stealing glances, In his pride the ruler prances. His dominion, he’s the leader, Fleshly lusts, they are his feeder. Perfect setups are … Continue reading The Words not Sticking

Filled with the Fruit of Righteousness

Philippians 1:9-11 ESV “And it is my prayer that your love may abound more and more, with knowledge and all discernment, so that you may approve what is excellent, and so be pure and blameless for the day of Christ, filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ, to the glory and … Continue reading Filled with the Fruit of Righteousness

But if Your Eye is Bad

Matthew 6:22-23 ESV “The eye is the lamp of the body. So, if your eye is healthy, your whole body will be full of light, but if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light in you is darkness, how great is the darkness!” Jesus Christ, the … Continue reading But if Your Eye is Bad