“Divorce and Separation” Repost Edited

This is a repost of something that was written and posted in June of this year, but I have added some things to it and have done some editing. Matthew 19:3-6 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, … Continue reading “Divorce and Separation” Repost Edited

Guard Your Eyes, Minds, and Hearts

Psalms 101:1 NASB “I will sing of mercy and justice; To You, Lord, I will sing praises.” It is good, if possible, if we can use Bible study helps like Bible Gateway and Bible Hub, which are both on the internet, mainly because the English translations of the Bible do not always do justice to … Continue reading Guard Your Eyes, Minds, and Hearts

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

False Confessions, False Righteousness

But not in Truth or Right Isaiah 48:1-2 ESV “Hear this, O house of Jacob, who are called by the name of Israel, and who came from the waters of Judah, who swear by the name of the Lord and confess the God of Israel, but not in truth or right. For they call themselves … Continue reading False Confessions, False Righteousness

They Really Don’t Know Love at All

Romans 1:18-20 ESV “For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth. For what can be known about God is plain to them, because God has shown it to them. For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, … Continue reading They Really Don’t Know Love at All

They Have Turned to God Their Backs

Much of what the prophets of the Old Testament wrote about was the rebellion and the adultery and the idolatry and the willful disobedience of God’s people. And much of what the New Testament apostles wrote about was the same. They all detailed the sins of the people, reminded them that they were called to … Continue reading They Have Turned to God Their Backs

Let us Kneel Before the Lord

Psalms 95:1-5 ESV “Oh come, let us sing to the Lord; let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation! Let us come into his presence with thanksgiving; let us make a joyful noise to him with songs of praise! For the Lord is a great God, and a great King above … Continue reading Let us Kneel Before the Lord

Futile Ways Inherited from Forefathers

1 Peter 1:13 ESV “Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.” As believers in Jesus Christ, we are saved (past), we are being saved (present) and we will be saved (future) when Jesus Christ … Continue reading Futile Ways Inherited from Forefathers

Purify Yourselves as God is Pure

1 John 3 ESV “See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him. Beloved, we are God's children now, and what we will be has … Continue reading Purify Yourselves as God is Pure

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