Category: Godliness

“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 ...

Take Heed Unto Yourselves As “Sons”

Act 20:27  For I have not shunned to declare unto you all the counsel of God. Act 20:28  Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood. Act 20:29  For I know this, ...

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 ...

“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 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 ...

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 ...

A Father in the Faith

Grace and Peace, “Those things, which ye have both learned, and received, and heard, and seen in me, do: and the God of peace shall be with you.” {Philippians 4:9}                    It is a sheer post Cross provision to be sons and daughters of God.  Having received the Spirit of adoption we are granted to ...

“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 ...

Recompense to No Man Evil for Evil

“Recompense to no man evil for evil.” ~ Romans 12:17 ~             We are God’s children, His sons and daughters, taught by His very Spirit and taught His spirit.  Thus, understanding the glory of our Father increases our esteem of Him, as well as, glorify His instruction to us.  As our Father is holy, peculiar, ...

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 ...

Mob Mentality

Exodus 23:2-3 – Thou shalt not follow a multitude to do evil; neither shalt thou speak in a cause to decline after many to wrest judgment:  Neither shalt thou countenance a poor man in his cause. Have you ever heard of “mob mentality”?  It describes the peculiar affinity of human beings to get caught up ...

Problems? Decisions? Do You “Put It In God’s Hands?”

2Th 1:2  Grace unto you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 2Th 1:3  We are bound to thank God always for you, brethren, as it is meet, because that your faith groweth exceedingly, and the charity of every one of you all toward each other aboundeth; 2Th 1:4  So that we ...

Caring for His Wounds

Isa. 53:5 – But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities… In Isa. 53, the prophet is outlaying the means by which the redemption of Jehovah’s nation would be accomplished.  Per the terms of the law contract, the nation’s transgressions had yielded the bitter fruit of covenantal chastening, and their ...