Every Work of Faith by His Power

2 Thessalonians 1:3-4 ESV “We ought always to give thanks to God for you, brothers, as is right, because your faith is growing abundantly, and the love of every one of you for one another is increasing. Therefore we ourselves boast about you in the churches of God for your steadfastness and faith in all … Continue reading Every Work of Faith by His Power

The Mystery of His Will

Ephesians 1:1-2 ESV “Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To the saints who are in Ephesus, and are faithful in Christ Jesus: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.” The following is written to the saints of God who are faithful in Christ … Continue reading The Mystery of His Will

Clean Hands and Pure Hearts

Psalms 24:3-4 ESV “Who shall ascend the hill of the Lord? And who shall stand in his holy place? He who has clean hands and a pure heart, who does not lift up his soul to what is false and does not swear deceitfully.” Under the Old Covenant, the hill of the Lord became physical … Continue reading Clean Hands and Pure Hearts

Pursue Righteousness and Godliness

1 Timothy 6:3-5 ESV “If anyone teaches a different doctrine and does not agree with the sound words of our Lord Jesus Christ and the teaching that accords with godliness, he is puffed up with conceit and understands nothing. He has an unhealthy craving for controversy and for quarrels about words, which produce envy, dissension, … Continue reading Pursue Righteousness and Godliness

A House Divided

Luke 12:49-53 ESV “I came to cast fire on the earth, and would that it were already kindled! I have a baptism to be baptized with, and how great is my distress until it is accomplished! Do you think that I have come to give peace on earth? No, I tell you, but rather division. … Continue reading A House Divided

Voices Heralding the Gospel

An Original Work / April 16, 2022 Bells are ringing, voices singing Heralding the gospel bringing. Jesus Christ, our risen Savior, He showed us his godly favor. Jesus gave his life up for us So that his love would now free us, Set us free from sin’s dominion, For the flesh, make no provision. We … Continue reading Voices Heralding the Gospel

Though He Sought it With Tears

Hebrews 12:14-17 ESV “Strive for peace with everyone, and for the holiness without which no one will see the Lord. See to it that no one fails to obtain the grace of God; that no ‘root of bitterness’ springs up and causes trouble, and by it many become defiled; that no one is sexually immoral … Continue reading Though He Sought it With Tears

Husbands and Wives

Ephesians 5:15-21 ESV Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, making the best use of the time, because the days are evil. Therefore, do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is. And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery, but be filled … Continue reading Husbands and Wives

Not Even a Hint

Ephesians 5:1-2 ESV Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God. The word “therefore,” refers back to something that was said previously. So, when a sentence begins with “therefore,” we should go back and … Continue reading Not Even a Hint