1 Peter 2:1-3 ESV “So put away all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander. Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual milk, that by it you may grow up into salvation— if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is good.” This message is for Christians and for those … Continue reading A People for God’s Own Possession
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Loving Others Like Jesus Loved
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.” Loving one another appears to be the topic of late in several of the writings the … Continue reading Loving Others Like Jesus Loved
The Truth of The Gospel
The truth of the gospel of Jesus Christ says that if we want to come after Christ that we must deny self, take up our cross daily, and follow (obey) him. It says that we must be crucified with Christ in death to sin and be raised with Christ to walk in newness of life … Continue reading The Truth of The Gospel
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
Still Living as Slaves of Sin?
Romans 6:1-6 ESV “What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin that grace may abound? By no means! How can we who died to sin still live in it? Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? We were buried … Continue reading Still Living as Slaves of Sin?
Monday, October 26, 2015, 12:28 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Oh To Be Like Thee.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Jeremiah 5 (Select vv. NASB). A Great Rebellion (vv. 1-6) “Roam to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem, And look now and take note. And … Continue reading Sinful Addiction