Posts Tagged 'submission'

Submit and Resist

June 24, 2018

Submit and Resist

James 4:7 (KJB) Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

God has an order for us to follow in being obedient to Him.  It is not possible to “Have it your way,” or “do it your way” and be compliant and submissive to Him.

Why, because God has clearly outlined the pathway for placing faith in Him and for living in agreement with Him.  This narrow way does not include what ...

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YES, GOD! A Selfless Example

January 3rd, 2018

YES, GOD! A Selfless Example

Matthew 26:39 (KJB) And he went a little further, and fell on his face, and prayed, saying, O my Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me: nevertheless not as I will, but as thou wilt.

Oh, how often do we say a big NO to God?

NO God, I want it my way!

Sadly, many people who profess a personal relationship with God inwardly desire to serve a god of their own making.  ...

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Christ is the Head of Every Man

Christ is the head of every man, woman, and child.

  Bible AnswersBible answers about submission

Yes, biblical submission is important.

This is a true statement, regardless of whether a person chooses to acknowledge or ignore the presence of God.

This truth never changes and is not dependent upon whether a person chooses to agree with God.

God divinely has all authority and power in this ...

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Proud and Puffing

October 6th, 2016

Proud and Puffing

The wicked, through the pride of his countenance, will not seek after God: God is not in all his thoughts. His ways are always grievous; thy judgments are far above out of his sight: as for all his enemies, he puffeth at them. (Psalm 10:4-5 KJV)

Pride or an air of self-importance is a mark of an ungodly person.  This perfectly describes those who see themselves as more important.  Many reach even higher by choosing to view ...

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Are You Willing to Be Used of God?

June 28th, 2016

Are You Willing to Be Used of God?

And Mary said, Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it unto me according to thy word. And the angel departed from her. (Luke 1:38 KJV)

Mary was submissive, willing, and obedient to be used of God.  This spiritual event the angel announced in Mary’s life came unexpectedly and suddenly, yet she took no time in accepting God’s will placed upon her life.

You or I might have stammered around awhile like Moses or ...

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Take Up Your Cross December 27th 2014

December 27th 2014

Living in submission to God is the opposite of living in enmity to the things of God according to the world’s values.

Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord’s sake: whether it be to the king, as supreme; Or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by him for the punishment of evildoers, and for the praise of them that do well. For so is the will of God, that with well doing ye may ...

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