Category: Charity/Love

Marriage And Godliness As One Flesh Part 1

1Co 7:2  Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband. 1Co 7:3  Let the husband render unto the wife due benevolence: and likewise also the wife unto the husband. 1Co 7:4  The wife hath not power of her own body, but the husband: and likewise also ...

“And She Shall Be Saved In Childbearing” 4: The Godly Woman

1Pe 3:1  Likewise, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the conversation of the wives;  1Pe 3:2  While they behold your chaste conversation coupled with fear.  1Pe 3:3  Whose adorning let it not be that outward adorning ...

“And She Shall Be Saved In Childbearing 3:” The “Help Meet”

1Ti 2:9  In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness and sobriety; not with broided hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array;  1Ti 2:10  But (which becometh women professing godliness) with good works.  1Ti 2:11  Let the woman learn in silence with all subjection.  1Ti 2:12  But I suffer ...

“And She Shall Be Saved In Childbearing?” Part 2

1Ti 5:11  But the younger widows refuse: for when they have begun to wax wanton against Christ, they will marry; 1Ti 5:12  Having damnation, because they have cast off their first faith. 1Ti 5:13  And withal they learn to be idle, wandering about from house to house; and not only idle, but tattlers also and busybodies, speaking things which ...

When It Becomes What You Do

Former post from previous blog…Brief Thoughts………. I have been mulling over the scriptures: mostly Romans 8:26-27 and the intercessory ministry of the Spirit to provide the things we “ought” to know.  In so doing and learning the Spirit provides us knowledge through the word of God, I have compared much 1 Corinthians 2 with Romans ...

Growing In Godly Wisdom And Judgement

1Th 4:9  But as touching brotherly love ye need not that I write unto you: for ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another. 1Th 4:10  And indeed ye do it toward all the brethren which are in all Macedonia: but we beseech you, brethren, that ye increase more and more; The love ...

Our Godly Liberty And Our Likeness As “Sons”

Gal 5:13  For, brethren, ye have been called unto liberty; only use not liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but by love serve one another. Gal 5:14  For all the law is fulfilled in one word, even in this; Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. Gal 5:15  But if ye bite and devour one another, take heed ...

What Are “The Wiles Of The Devil?”

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. Eph 6:12  For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers ...

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 ...

A Write to Remember

2Pet. 1:12-15 – Wherefore I will not be negligent to put you always in remembrance of these things, though ye know them, and be established in the present truth.  Yea, I think it meet, as long as I am in this tabernacle, to stir you up by putting you in remembrance;  Knowing that shortly I ...

Understanding The Real Love Of God Part 3

OPERATING UPON GODLY CHARITY AND EQUITY AS A BIBLE TEACHER 1Co 7:31  And they that use this world, as not abusing it: for the fashion of this world passeth away.  1Ti 1:3  As I besought thee to abide still at Ephesus, when I went into Macedonia, that thou mightest charge some that they teach no ...