September 25, 2020
Ephesians 5:11 (KJV) And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.
It often seems in this world that proper spiritual scolding is absent from many pulpits as well as individuals and congregations collectively choosing to practicing separation from sin. This verse tells us unequivocally that distance from sin must be maintained.
A pastor must lead his church in the way of God, and this includes directing hearts to not enjoin ... Continue Reading →
September 24, 2020
Sodden Their Own Children
Lamentations 4:9-10 (KJB) They that be slain with the sword are better than they that be slain with hunger: for these pine away, stricken through for want of the fruits of the field. 10 The hands of the pitiful women have sodden their own children: they were their meat in the destruction of the daughter of my people.
These verses present quite a look at the appalling state of the nation of Jerusalem as it collapsed in the ... Continue Reading →
September 23, 2020
If This Counsel Is Of Men
Acts 5:34-39 (KJB) Then stood there up one in the council, a Pharisee, named Gamaliel, a doctor of the law, had in reputation among all the people, and commanded to put the apostles forth a little space; 35 And said unto them, Ye men of Israel, take heed to yourselves what ye intend to do as touching these men. 36 For before these days rose up Theudas, boasting himself to be somebody; to whom a number of ... Continue Reading →
September 22, 2020
Psalm 34:1 (KJB) A Psalm of David, when he changed his behaviour before Abimelech; who drove him away, and he departed. I will bless the LORD at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth.
David understood that no matter what experiences or state of affairs was at work about him, he could and would continuously praise God. This statement recorded concerning David is true despite the cruel behavior he received from his brother Abimelech, David ... Continue Reading →
September 21, 2020
The Principal of Separation
2 Thessalonians 3:14-15 (KJB) And if any man obey not our word by this epistle, note that man, and have no company with him, that he may be ashamed. 15 Yet count him not as an enemy, but admonish him as a brother.
Paul had just laid out some principles for the believers of the Thessalonian church to adopt in their lives. Tucked onto the end of these shared values, Paul adds the concept of separation, ... Continue Reading →
September 20, 2020
Not A House of Cards
John 14:1-3 (KJB) Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. 2 In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. 3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also
These verses speak ... Continue Reading →
September 19, 2020
Modern Beliefs Whittle Away at This Verse
John 3:16 (KJB) For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
This scripture verse is the backbone of possessing a personal belief in Christ. It is a spiritual powerhouse, a gift, encompassing the message contained throughout the entire canon of scripture.
However, sadly, modern preachers whittle away at God’s everlasting nature recorded in this verse. Rather than ... Continue Reading →
September 18, 2020
Eve Was The First Mother to Lose A Child
Genesis 4:8 (KJB) And Cain talked with Abel his brother: and it came to pass, when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and slew him.
In this verse from the book of Genesis, we have the first murder. This horrific act was levied on one soul by his brother. Cain, the firstborn son of Adam and Eve, murdered his brother Cain.
Maybe when you read ... Continue Reading →
September 17, 2020
Psalm 41:9 (KJB) Yea, mine own familiar friend, in whom I trusted, which did eat of my bread, hath lifted up his heel against me.
This pointed verse from the book of Psalms speaks to us about a trusted friend and advisor, or a “friend-enemy,” who stabs another well-meaning soul in the back. I am sure if you have lived on this earth for any length of time, you can relate to this back-stabbing incident.
The closet application in ... Continue Reading →
September 16, 2020
Renewed Minds Naturally Bring Reasonable Service
Romans 12:1-2 (KJB) I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service. 2 And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.
The Apostle Paul is encouraging believers, then and now, to renew ... Continue Reading →