Calling it Love When it is Hate

I John 4:20-21 ESV “If anyone says, ‘I love God,’ and hates his brother, he is a liar; for he who does not love his brother whom he has seen cannot love God whom he has not seen. And this commandment we have from him: whoever loves God must also love his brother.” Love Others, … Continue reading Calling it Love When it is Hate

What Does it Mean to Love the World?

1 John 2:15-17 ESV “Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world—the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride of life—is not from the Father but … Continue reading What Does it Mean to Love the World?

Don’t Just Talk It, Walk It

1 John 3:11-12 ESV “For this is the message that you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another. We should not be like Cain, who was of the evil one and murdered his brother. And why did he murder him? Because his own deeds were evil and his brother's righteous.” I … Continue reading Don’t Just Talk It, Walk It

How Should we Love One Another?

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.” So, this love is from God. It is not human love. It is not based on … Continue reading How Should we Love One Another?

The Spirit Calling

An Original Work / November 12, 2019 Hear the Spirit calling. He’ll keep you from falling. Tenderly He’s calling, “Come and follow Him.” Walk with Jesus daily. Don’t give in to lazy. Folks may call you crazy. Fellowship with Him. Follow where He leads you. Eat what Jesus feeds you. His love will renew you … Continue reading The Spirit Calling

Let Marriage be Held in Honor

The Marriage Bed Undefiled Hebrews 13:4 ESV “Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterous.” Sadly, this is not generally the case in today’s world even among those professing faith in Jesus Christ. Many couples are living together outside … Continue reading Let Marriage be Held in Honor

Don’t Let My Death…

We all go through stuff in this life. We all have had our failures and our successes. Sometimes our failures can be overwhelming for us, and we may beat ourselves up over them. That accomplishes nothing. But, rather than just forgetting them and moving forward, which we need to do, we need to learn from … Continue reading Don’t Let My Death…

Give Me Understanding

Psalm 119:33-35 ESV Teach me, O Lord, the way of your statutes; and I will keep it to the end. Give me understanding, that I may keep your law and observe it with my whole heart. Lead me in the path of your commandments, for I delight in it. We need the Lord to teach … Continue reading Give Me Understanding

Leave and Cleave

Matthew 19:3-9 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 Leave and Cleave