April 16, 2021
The Apostle Paul Called These Two Women Out
Philippians 4:2 (KJV) I beseech Euodias, and beseech Syntyche, that they be of the same mind in the Lord.
The Apostle Paul named these two women, Eudias and Syntyche, in his letter to the Philippian church. Often Paul would name specific people in his letters, giving them greetings, but here he implored these two women to “be of the same mind in the Lord” or agree with God and each other. These ... Continue Reading →
April 15, 2021
Job Was Vexed
Job 19:2 (KJV) How long will ye vex my soul, and break me in pieces with words?
Yesterday we looked at a verse about the vexing Lot experienced. Today this verse concerns a man named Job being vexed. Same word, same meaning, but this situation takes place in a different Old Testament life filled with applications for us this day.
The book of Job, may scholars conclude, is one of the oldest recorded books of the Bible. This ... Continue Reading →
April 14, 2021
Lot Was Vexed
2 Peter 2:7-8 (KJV) And delivered just Lot, vexed with the filthy conversation of the wicked: (For that righteous man dwelling among them, in seeing and hearing, vexed his righteous soul from day to day with their unlawful deeds.
These are interesting verses about Lot. First, it tells us that Lot was just. Lot is a righteous man who planted himself among corrupt individuals. Yes, Lot chose to keep his friendships and living space among people who ... Continue Reading →
April 13, 2021
I Hope You Know
Romans 6:16 (KJV) Know ye not, that to whom ye yield yourselves servants to obey, his servants ye are to whom ye obey; whether of sin unto death, or of obedience unto righteousness?
The Apostle Paul was clearing up some confusion about serving sin and obeying God. Though you may know that these two situations lie at opposing ends of the spiritual spectrum, sometimes it confounds folks willing to sit on the proverbial fence over seemingly ... Continue Reading →
April 12, 2021
A Temple Tax
Matthew 17:24-27 (KJV) And when they were come to Capernaum, they that received tribute money came to Peter, and said, Doth not your master pay tribute? He saith, Yes. And when he was come into the house, Jesus prevented him, saying, What thinkest thou, Simon? of whom do the kings of the earth take custom or tribute? of their own children, or of strangers? Peter saith unto him, Of strangers. Jesus saith unto him, Then are ... Continue Reading →
April 11, 2021
Appears To All
Titus 2:11-13 (KJV) For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men, Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world; Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ.
The gift of God is the salvation of lost souls. I hope you also recognize that God has made this gift available to all ... Continue Reading →
April 10, 2021
Grace Of God Alone
Ephesians 2:8-9 (KJV) For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast.
God imparts salvation to humanity through faith alone. God does not require works of righteousness, doing something nice, helping others in the name of God, or any other thing to bring His gift of salvation to any needy soul. His grace alone is the fuel of ... Continue Reading →
April 09, 2021
Many And Never
Matthew 7:22-23 (KJV) Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works? And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.
I hope you know by now that in reading and studying scripture, context is everything. Many verses have applications for ancient times, and ... Continue Reading →
April 08, 2021
All Flesh Bless
Psalm 145:21 (KJV) My mouth shall speak the praise of the LORD: and let all flesh bless his holy name for ever and ever.
David is fondly speaking about praising God. David desires all souls adore God. I hope you know that David’s desire matches God’s yearning for all humanity to worship and to love Him. Since sin’s presence on this earth, God attempts to reach every soul with His gospel message. However, some choose to disregard ... Continue Reading →
April 07, 2021
You Do Not Have Much Time To Get It Right!
James 4:14-15 (KJV) Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away. For that ye ought to say, If the Lord will, we shall live, and do this, or that.
Life is short. I am confident that many of you are personally familiar with at least one life tragically ... Continue Reading →