Don’t Be Brought into Slavery

Galatians 2:4-5 ESV “Yet because of false brothers secretly brought in—who slipped in to spy out our freedom that we have in Christ Jesus, so that they might bring us into slavery— to them we did not yield in submission even for a moment, so that the truth of the gospel might be preserved for … Continue reading Don’t Be Brought into Slavery

Minds Set on the Flesh or the Spirit?

Romans 8:1-4 ESV “There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death. For God has done what the law, weakened by the flesh, could not do. By sending his … Continue reading Minds Set on the Flesh or the Spirit?

Their god is their Belly

Philippians 3:17-21 ESV “Brothers, join in imitating me, and keep your eyes on those who walk according to the example you have in us. For many, of whom I have often told you and now tell you even with tears, walk as enemies of the cross of Christ. Their end is destruction, their god is … Continue reading Their god is their Belly

By Faith Abraham Obeyed

Hebrews 11:1,6 ESV “Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen… And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.” The faith that it takes to believe in … Continue reading By Faith Abraham Obeyed

He’s Able to Save

Hebrews 7:23-27 ESV “The former priests were many in number, because they were prevented by death from continuing in office, but he holds his priesthood permanently, because he continues forever. Consequently, he is able to save to the uttermost those who draw near to God through him, since he always lives to make intercession for … Continue reading He’s Able to Save

Woe is Me! For I am Lost

Isaiah 6:1-8 ESV “In the year that King Uzziah died I saw the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up; and the train of his robe filled the temple. Above him stood the seraphim. Each had six wings: with two he covered his face, and with two he covered his feet, and with … Continue reading Woe is Me! For I am Lost

Beware of Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing

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.” This is the message … Continue reading Beware of Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing

Is it For God or For Self?

Zechariah 7:4-7 ESV Then the word of the Lord of hosts came to me: “Say to all the people of the land and the priests, ‘When you fasted and mourned in the fifth month and in the seventh, for these seventy years, was it for me that you fasted? And when you eat and when … Continue reading Is it For God or For Self?

Have You Obtained This Inheritance?

Ephesians 1:11-14 ESV “In him we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to the purpose of him who works all things according to the counsel of his will, so that we who were the first to hope in Christ might be to the praise of his glory. In him you also, when you … Continue reading Have You Obtained This Inheritance?

It’s Not What we Say, It’s What we Do

1 John 1:5-10 ESV “This is the message we have heard from him and proclaim to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all. If we say we have fellowship with him while we walk in darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth. But if we walk in … Continue reading It’s Not What we Say, It’s What we Do