All posts by Rod Jones

James 2:26 “Faith Without Works Is Dead ALSO”

Jas 2:24  Ye see then how that by works a man is justified, and not by faith only. Jas 2:25  Likewise also was not Rahab the harlot justified by works, when she had received the messengers, and had sent them out another way? Jas 2:26  For as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is ...

Divisions And Offences “Contrary To The Doctrine” Part 2

5. Chapter 8 Rom 8:18  For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us. Rom 8:22  For we know that the whole creation groaneth and travaileth in pain together until now. Rom 8:23  And not only they, but ourselves also, which have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even ...

Divisions And Offences “Contrary To The Doctrine” Part 1

Rom 16:17  Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them. Rom 16:18  For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly; and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the simple. ...

Are You Being Placed Under “Tutors And Governors?”

Gal 4:1  Now I say, That the heir, as long as he is a child, differeth nothing from a servant, though he be lord of all; Gal 4:2  But is under tutors and governors until the time appointed of the father. Gal 4:3  Even so we, when we were children, were in bondage under the elements of the world: ...

“Know Ye Not That Ye Are The Temple Of God?”

1Co 3:16  Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you? 1Co 3:17  If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are. 1Co 3:18  Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seemeth to be wise in this ...

Instructing Those That Oppose Themselves

Pro 1:5  A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels: Pro 1:6  To understand a proverb, and the interpretation; the words of the wise, and their dark sayings. Pro 1:7  The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction. Pro 1:8  My son, ...

Godliness: Laboring Together With God Part 2

1Ti 4:6  If thou put the brethren in remembrance of these things, thou shalt be a good minister of Jesus Christ, nourished up in the words of faith and of good doctrine, whereunto thou hast attained. 1Ti 4:7  But refuse profane and old wives’ fables, and exercise thyself rather unto godliness. 1Ti 4:8  For bodily ...

Godliness: Laboring Together With God Part 1

Rom 15:1  We then that are strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves.  Rom 15:2  Let every one of us please his neighbour for his good to edification.  Rom 15:3  For even Christ pleased not himself; but, as it is written, The reproaches of them that reproached thee ...

Godliness: Doing Things God’s Way Part 2

1Th 2:9  For ye remember, brethren, our labour and travail: for labouring night and day, because we would not be chargeable unto any of you, we preached unto you the gospel of God. 1Th 2:10  Ye are witnesses, and God also, how holily and justly and unblameably we behaved ourselves among you that believe: 1Th 2:11  As ye know ...

Godliness: Doing Things God’s Way Part 1

2Th 3:3  But the Lord is faithful, who shall stablish you, and keep you from evil.  2Th 3:4  And we have confidence in the Lord touching you, that ye both do and will do the things which we command you.  2Th 3:5  And the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God, and into ...

Godliness:Thinking Like God Does Part 2

Rom 12:1  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. Rom 12:2  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 ...

Godliness Part 1: Thinking Like God

Gen 1:26 And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.Gen 1:27 So God ...

What Are The “Wiles Of The Devil” & The “Fiery Darts Of The Wicked?”

Eph 6:10  Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might.  Eph 6:11  Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.  The Apostle Paul exhorts the Ephesian saints to “be strong in the Lord, and in the ...

The Wisdom And Maturity Of The Thessalonian Saints

Tit 2:1  But speak thou the things which become sound doctrine: Tit 2:2  That the aged men be sober, grave, temperate, sound in faith, in charity, in patience. Tit 2:3  The aged women likewise, that they be in behaviour as becometh holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things; Tit ...

“And The Knowing The Time”

Rom 13:11  And that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed. Rom 13:12  The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the ...

Can Someone Today Have A “Out Of Body” Experience?

2Co 12:1  It is not expedient for me doubtless to glory. I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord. 2Co 12:2  I knew a man in Christ above fourteen years ago, (whether in the body, I cannot tell; or whether out of the body, I cannot tell: God knoweth; such an one caught up to ...

The Reproving Of The Corinthians

1Co 1:4  I thank my God always on your behalf, for the grace of God which is given you by Jesus Christ;  1Co 1:5  That in every thing ye are enriched by him, in all utterance, and in all knowledge;  1Co 1:6  Even as the testimony of Christ was confirmed in you:  Paul begins his ...

The “Proving” And “Reproving” Benefit Of The Word Of God

Rom 12:1  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. Rom 12:2 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 ...

Which Do You Choose: “Conformed To The Image Of His Son” Or “Conformed To This World?”

Rom 8:28  And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.  Rom 8:29  For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many ...

Confession And The Misuse Of Romans 10:9

Rom 10:6 But the righteousness which is of faith speaketh on this wise, Say not in thine heart, Who shall ascend into heaven? (that is, to bring Christ down from above:)Rom 10:7 Or, Who shall descend into the deep? (that is, to bring up Christ again from the dead.)Rom 10:8 But what saith it? The ...