March 27th, 2019
And All Thy House
Genesis 7:1 (KJB) And the LORD said unto Noah, Come thou and all thy house into the ark; for thee have I seen righteous before me in this generation.
Noah was a man who faithfully served and trusted God. Living this kind of “sold-out life” not only affected the spiritual state of his own life but worked miracles in the lives of others about him. Noah was a billboard for God to those around him, though ... Continue Reading →
December 18th, 2018
Sorry Bildad, God and Job Are Both Right and Prosperous
Job 8:6-7 (KJB) If thou wert pure and upright; surely now he would awake for thee, and make the habitation of thy righteousness prosperous. 7 Though thy beginning was small, yet thy latter end should greatly increase.
Job’s friend Bildad was riding on his unspiritual high horse, piously telling Job that surely if he was righteous, God would prosper him rather than punish him with such large trials. In his ... Continue Reading →
April 23rd 2016
God Does Not Wink but Sorrows about Sin
And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men every where to repent: (Acts 17:30 KJV)
The time of ignorance about sin was BEFORE Jesus Christ shed his innocent blood to pay for the sin nature of all mankind. Once Jesus Christ shed His precious blood man was enlightened about the availability of the saving power of God and winking at sin is no longer available.
God knew that ... Continue Reading →
March 25th 2016
Separating from Ungodliness is Not a Choice but A Command of God
Now we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye withdraw yourselves from every brother that walketh disorderly, and not after the tradition which he received of us. (2 Thessalonians 3:6 KJV)
God calls for separation, not only from those who are unsaved, but He calls His saints to separate from other saints who are disorderly or backslidden in their walk with God.
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Natural lusts please man; spiritual desires please God.
And they that are Christ’s have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts. (Galatians 5:24 KJV)
Families often have identifying markers or characteristics that weld them together. Often siblings look similar physically to each other and to their parents. These physical characteristics often identify family members apart from others.
Living in God’s spiritual family leaves identifying marks or spiritual features eternally stamped upon the lives of His own. Those who profess an ... Continue Reading →