Category: Godliness

Do You Feel Awe?

We had a podcast not too long ago in which awe was the theme, because there was an article that had been published in the Washington Post that asked the question, Do you Feel Awe? I loved this topic so much I did a sermon about this last Sunday. Below are some of the notes. ...

Paul’s Ensample To Suffering For Christ’s Sake Part 2

2Co 12:6 For though I would desire to glory, I shall not be a fool; for I will say the truth: but now I forbear, lest any man should think of me above that which he seeth me to be, or that he heareth of me.2Co 12:7 And lest I should be exalted above measure ...

PUT IT OFF!

During a recent visit to a Civil War Museum, in South Carolina, some of my family and I  saw many interesting items on display from that tragic era in American history.  The museum guide shared so many intriguing bits of information with us that related to the customs and culture that prevailed during that time. ...

Did Paul Write The Romans Epistle Or Was It Tertius?

Rom 16:19  For your obedience is come abroad unto all men. I am glad therefore on your behalf: but yet I would have you wise unto that which is good, and simple concerning evil. Rom 16:20  And the God of peace shall bruise Satan under your feet shortly. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ ...

Marriage And Godliness As One Flesh Part 2

Col 3:12  Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering; Col 3:13  Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye. Col 3:14  And above all these things put on charity, which ...

Holy Water?

Do you know how so-called “holy water” is made? I stumbled upon an article recently that laid bare the secret process of making “holy water”. Are you ready? A Catholic priest by the name of Richard Tomlinson first explained, “Well, Holy Water is water that has been blessed by a priest, though other clergy (such ...

Here’s a Verse to Meditate Upon

1 Tim. 1:5 “Now the end of the commandment is charity out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned…” Paul provides us in this passage God’s divine strategy on how to win friends and influence people: charity out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of ...

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 ...

“She Shall Be Saved In Childbearing?” Part 1

Gen 2:18  And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him. Gen 2:23  And Adam said, This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man. Gen 2:24  Therefore shall a man ...

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 ...

Judging The Affairs Of This Life As A “Son”

1Co 6:2  Do ye not know that the saints shall judge the world? and if the world shall be judged by you, are ye unworthy to judge the smallest matters? 1Co 6:3  Know ye not that we shall judge angels? how much more things that pertain to this life? 1Co 6:4  If then ye have ...

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 ...

“After Your Flesh Or “After” The Spirit? Part 2

Rom 8:4  That the righteousness of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit. Rom 8:5  For they that are after the flesh do mind the things of the flesh; but they that are after the Spirit the things of the Spirit. Rom 8:6  For to be carnally ...

“After” Your Flesh Or “After” The Spirit? Part 1

Rom 8:1  There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.  Rom 8:2  For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sin and death.  Rom 8:3  For what the law ...

“Your Faith Should Not Stand In The Wisdom Of Men” Part 2

1Co 4:8  Now ye are full, now ye are rich, ye have reigned as kings without us: and I would to God ye did reign, that we also might reign with you. 1Co 4:9  For I think that God hath set forth us the apostles last, as it were appointed to death: for we are made a spectacle unto the world, and to ...

“Your Faith Should Not Stand In The Wisdom Of Men” Part 1

1Co 2:1  And I, brethren, when I came to you, came not with excellency of speech or of wisdom, declaring unto you the testimony of God. 1Co 2:2  For I determined not to know any thing among you, save Jesus Christ, and him crucified. 1Co 2:3  And I was with you in weakness, and in fear, and ...