Category: Charity/Love

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 ...

Walk Charitably

Romans 14:15 – But if thy brother be grieved with thy meat, now walkest thou not charitably. Destroy not him with thy meat, for whom Christ died. In this section of the book of Romans, the apostle is addressing those that are strong in the faith.  Among other things, the strong are characterized as those ...

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 ...

Grace Upon Grace

“Provide Things Honest in the Sight of All Men.” ~ Romans 12:17 ~ Our Father instructs us not to recompense evil for evil in the preceding proposition.  Yet, now He instructs us what to “provide…in the sight of all men.”  The simple thought that we are to “provide” something other than “evil” for the “evil” ...

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 ...

Mankind’s Only Hope

Eph. 2:4-5 – But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us, Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;) One thing that is clear in God’s word is that mankind’s only hope is the grace of God.  Strip ...

Moderation

Philippians 4:5 – Let your moderation be known unto all men… Moderation is a trait by which the son/daughter of God should be known.  Venturing into the extreme is a tendency of our flesh and it can occur on either side of the truth both in a good thing and in a bad thing.   ...

A Charge for the New Year

The time for edification of Christian’s has never been more important than now. The season we are entering demands all the more, a strong, resolute faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, as well as, a profitable faith for all men to see. Now is not the time to cower and evade the call of our ...