Posts Tagged 'works'

Martha Was Cumbered but Mary Sat

December 12th, 2018

Martha Was Cumbered but Mary Sat

Luke 10:38-42 (KJB) Now it came to pass, as they went, that he entered into a certain village: and a certain woman named Martha received him into her house. 39 And she had a sister called Mary, which also sat at Jesus’ feet, and heard his word. 40 But Martha was cumbered about much serving, and came to him, and said, Lord, dost thou not care that my sister hath left me to ...

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I Am A Sinner

December 10th, 2018

I Am A Sinner

Luke 18:11-13 (KJB) The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee, that I am not as other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this publican. 12 I fast twice in the week, I give tithes of all that I possess. 13 And the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God be merciful to me ...

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Righteousness and the Law of God

The Book of Galatians – Righteousness and the Law of God

Up Close and Personal with the Apostle Paul

Galatians 1:9-10 (KJB) As we said before, so say I now again, If any man preach any other gospel unto you than that ye have received, let him be accursed. 10 For do I now persuade men, or God? or do I seek to please men? for if I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of ...

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Worry Does Not Assist Us in Standing Spiritually Tall

December 3rd, 2018

Worry Does Not Assist Us in Standing Spiritually Tall

Matthew 6:27 (KJB) Which of you by taking thought can add one cubit unto his stature?

The size and strength of our human stature is limited by our natural abilities and growth rate.  There is no way a person can stretch himself into gaining or losing a few inches on his height.  He can, however, change the size of his waist and weight through changes in his diet.

A spiritual stance cannot ...

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Every Man’s Work Will Be Revealed

February 21st, 2018

Every Man’s Work Will Be Revealed

1 Corinthians 3:13 (KJB) Every man’s work shall be made manifest: for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire; and the fire shall try every man’s work of what sort it is.

Many are looking for an easy pathway through life, both professing Christians and lost men alike.  Doing only as little as possible and expecting to “just get by” in this world and have a future eternal home.  ...

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Adopted and Accepted in His Grace

September 5th, 2017

Adopted and Accepted in His Grace

Ephesians 1:5-6 (KJB)   Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,  6 To the praise of the glory of his grace, wherein he hath made us accepted in the beloved.

Praise God that salvation does not rely upon any of my doing, for I, and every other person, would remain forever in a grave spiritual condition.

Yes, my own works, and your ...

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Faith Always Generates Works

June 11th, 2017

Faith Always Generates Works

James 2:14 (KJB)   What doth it profit, my brethren, though a man say he hath faith, and have not works? can faith save him?

Faith is both a simple as well as a complex spiritual thing.  It is easy to place faith in the things of God for they are readily apparent and beautifully evidenced in the intimate details painted within the natural framework of nature’s landscape.

Where it gets more spiritually complicated is where the “rubber ...

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Tongue Tied Truth

February 13th, 2017

Tongue Tied Truth

Romans 11:6 (KJB)   And if by grace, then is it no more of works: otherwise grace is no more grace. But if it be of works, then is it no more grace: otherwise work is no more work.

The words of this seemingly “tongue tied” scripture verse might make your head spin!  However, unraveling this truth contained in scripture reveals the greatness and eternal nature of God’s amazing grace.

God’s grace is free (Ephesians 8-10).

God’s grace is available ...

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From Our Hearts to Our Hands

God’s Presence moves from Our Hearts to Our Hands We, who are brothers and sisters in Christ, are the visible hands of God in this world.  He has entrusted each of us with a lifetime “spiritual vocation” or job.  This is not a suggestion or mere idea but a commandment for the child of God to invest his or her life sowing seeds of His gospel message. A divinely designated spiritual career is much more important than any other occupation ...

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Every Man Will Answer to God

September 17th, 2016

Every Man Will Answer to God

And the sea gave up the dead which were in it; and death and hell delivered up the dead which were in them: and they were judged every man according to their works. (Revelation 20:13 KJV)

This verse should bring fear and terror to the mind of anyone who does not know in his heart that he possesses an eternal personal relationship with God.

This verse affirms what will happen to those who are NOT ...

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