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Matthew 3:8 (KJB) Bring forth therefore fruits meet for repentance.
Spiritual fruit is anticipated in the life of every sincere professing child of God. This production and harvest are not up for consideration or allowable for professing Christians to choose whether they desire to participate for it is expected of them.
A changed life is expected.
Lack of crops and a harvest always point to a need for personal repentance concerning sin and perhaps spiritual regeneration, or ...
February 13th, 2018
If Ye Abide
John 15:7 (KJB) If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you.
There is a key word contained in this scripture verse. Abide, what does it mean?
It means to tolerate or bear with.
If a man or woman of God abides in Him it means they will “spiritually blossom” and mature in their new identity with Christ, despite any expected trials and tribulations.
The ... Continue Reading →
March 3rd, 2017
Bearing Precious Fruit
John 15:4-5 (KJB) Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can ye, except ye abide in me. 5 I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing.
A close relationship with The Vine is essential. Both in this world and ... Continue Reading →
February 6th, 2017
Man Makes His Own Choice
Job 8:20 (KJB) Behold, God will not cast away a perfect man, neither will he help the evil doers.
Mankind’s choices will always reflect his own eternal destiny. Man is either living with God or living at large in opposition to him.
Bildad comes to this very conclusion when contemplating further about the life of Job, noting that God will not judge a perfect man (like Job), or offer assistance to anyone who chooses to live ... Continue Reading →
August 7th, 2016
Is Your Nature “Alive and Kicking”?
The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God: And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together. (Romans 8:16-17 KJV)
“The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit…” Who is The Spirit spoken of in this verse? None other than God. God is a Spirit who bears witness with ... Continue Reading →
April 12th 2016
What Fruit Do You Yield?
For every tree is known by his own fruit. For of thorns men do not gather figs, nor of a bramble bush gather they grapes. (Luke 6:44 KJV)
Jesus Christ is speaking here in an accustomed language to those gathered around them so they might hear the message He had for their heart. He knew these people were intimately familiar with farming and growing crops. It was necessary to be a successful farmer for their ... Continue Reading →
A balloon pilot strives to keep the balloon afloat in the lower atmosphere, just above earth. Ascending or descending as necessary by means of hot air. This hot air causes the balloon to rise in the cooler air of the atmosphere, or allows the hot air to dissipate as the balloon descends towards the ground. The hot air is heated by large propane burners at the bottom of the balloon and this air can be vented out at the top ... Continue Reading →
Spiritual fruit outwardly speaks of a godly heart.
Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand; By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain. (1 Corinthians 15:1-2 KJV)
Paul is speaking in these scripture verses to those members of the Corinthian church who had openly declared or professed faith in the work ... Continue Reading →