Genesis 21:9-11 9”And Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, whom she had borne to Abraham, scoffing. 10 Therefore she said to Abraham, “Cast out this bondwoman and her son; for the son of this bondwoman shall not be heir with my son, namely with Isaac.” 11 And the matter was very displeasing in … Continue reading Who’s Your Mama?
Matthew 6:20 “Now if God so clothes the grass of the field, which today is, and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, will He not much more clothe you, O you of little faith?” – – I have heard a sermon or two on this passage that left me feeling ashamed or that I had … Continue reading O Ye Of Little Faith.
Jeremiah 23:4-8 “4 I will set up SHEPHERDS over them who will FEED THEM; and they shall FEAR NO MORE, NOR BE DISMAYED, NOR SHALL THEY BE LACKING,” says the LORD. “Behold, the days are coming,” says the LORD, 5 That I will raise to David a Branch of righteousness; A King shall reign and prosper, And execute judgment and righteousness … Continue reading YHVH Tsidkenu.
Psalm 51:10-12 10 “Create in me a clean heart, O God, And renew a steadfast spirit within me. 11 Do not cast me away from Your presence, And do not take Your Holy Spirit from me. 12 Restore to me the joy of Your salvation, And uphold me by Your generous Spirit.” – – This … Continue reading A Clean Heart!
James 2:14-18 “What does it profit, my brethren, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can faith save him? If a brother or sister is naked and destitute of daily food, and one of you says to them, “Depart in peace, be warmed and filled,” but you do not give them … Continue reading The Root Produces The Fruit.
Galatians 5:3-4 “3 And I testify again to every man who becomes circumcised that he is a debtor to keep the whole law. 4 You have become estranged from Christ, you who attempt to be JUSTIFIED BY THE LAW; you have FALLEN FROM GRACE.” – – What does it mean to fall from grace? Here’s a better question: Can … Continue reading What Does It Mean To Fall From Grace?
"And so I tell you, every kind of sin and slander can be forgiven, but blasphemy against the Spirit will not be forgiven." Matthew 12:31 - - You've probably heard a sermon or two about this at some point in your life. You may have either felt threatened or had the living daylights scared out … Continue reading The UNpardonable Sin?
Matthew 7:13-14 The Narrow Way 13 “Enter by the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and there are many who go in by it. 14 Because narrow is the gate and difficult is the way which leads to life, and there are few who find it.” … Continue reading The Gate Is Not The Door.
Luke 15:1-3 1 “Then all the tax collectors and the sinners drew near to Him to hear Him. 2 And the Pharisees and scribes complained, saying, “This Man receives sinners and eats with them.” 3 So He spoke this parable to them, saying…….” – (Jesus teaches in parables) – These are three of the most … Continue reading The Joy Of The Finder!
John 15:1-5 “I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser. Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit He takes away (lifts up); and every branch that bears fruit He prunes, that it may bear more fruit. You are already clean because of the word which I have spoken to you. Abide … Continue reading You Know His Voice.
2 Corinthians 5:18-19 18 “Now all things are of God who has reconciled us to Himself through Jesus Christ, and has given us the ministry of reconciliation, 19 that is, that God was in Christ reconciling the world to Himself, not imputing their trespasses to them, and has committed to us the word of reconciliation.” … Continue reading You Are A Living Love Letter.
1 Peter 1:15-16 “….but as He who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct, because it is written, “Be holy, for I am holy.” [Leviticus 11:44-45] – – Holiness is a popular topic in the Church today. Because it is so widely taught, it is rarely questioned. No question about … Continue reading The Opposite Of Holiness.