Guest Post by Word Ministries
Discernment – Knowing what is right from what is almost right, not just right from wrong.
How to see a counterfeit – know the real thing so well that the differences stand out easily when contrasted against each other.
Jude 3 (KJB) Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, it was needful for me to write unto you, and exhort you that ye should earnestly contend for the faith which ... Continue Reading →
August 21st, 2017
Every Man Faces Temptation
James 1:14-15 (KJB) But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed. 15 Then when lust hath conceived, it bringeth forth sin: and sin, when it is finished, bringeth forth death.
A person cannot be alive in this world and not be faced with temptation.
Even Jesus Christ faced temptation when He was alive on this earth.
Having the potential for choosing to sin does not mean a person allows himself ... Continue Reading →
April 6th, 2017
Judicious Biblical Decisions
Psalm 106:3 (KJB) Blessed are they that keep judgment, and he that doeth righteousness at all times.
Right judgment means making decisions based upon truths of God. Godly choices are based upon the righteousness of God. All too often a man makes a “fly by night” decision running on the fuel of emotion, rather than taking valuable time to discern spiritual direction from God.
Mankind must be in the daily business of carefully judging each decision he makes. He ... Continue Reading →
December 7th, 2016
Apply God’s Spirit
1 John 4:1 (KJB) Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.
There are numerous influencing spirits at work in this world. Only one Spirit is of God. All other “spiritual wannabees” are fickle and fake and always busy trying to influence man to accept things that are in opposition to God rather than what is His Truth and spiritual perfection.
Dark ... Continue Reading →
This verse from the book of John clearly indicates there is such a thing as righteous judgment. Often we hear remarks made such as “judge not lest you be judged, or “take the own mote out of your eye first.” These remarks come from good well-meaning individuals who are loosely quoting scripture often out of biblical context, not always regarding proper circumstances and intent Jesus had for judging with righteous judgment.
Righteous judgment does not take into account appearance ... Continue Reading →