1 Corinthians 9:20 says, “And unto the Jews I became as a Jew, that I might gain the Jews; to them that are under the law, as under the law, that I might gain them that are under the law;” Paul was able to use his own ancestry to preach to the Jews in synagogues… Continue reading Becoming as They Are
1 Corinthians 7:1 “Now concerning the things whereof ye wrote unto me: It is good for a man not to touch a woman.” The things written to Paul involved rampant sexual misconduct in the church. Men should not touch women, and vice versa - it is good for a woman not to touch a man.… Continue reading Love and Marriage
“Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them. 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.”Romans 16:17-18 There are an… Continue reading Avoiding False Doctrines
“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. 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… Continue reading Conformed or Tranformed
“For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.”Isaiah 9:6 One man's birth is celebrated by almost every country around the planet. Consumers spend over… Continue reading Merry Christmas!
The passage today is found in Romans 2:11-16. 11 “For there is no respect of persons with God.” When Paul says that “there is no respect of persons with God,” he means that God does not care if you are a Jew, Gentile, Black, White, American, Asian, man, woman, child, slave, servant, or king -… Continue reading Can the Isolated Tribesmen be Saved?
“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. For I know this, that after my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among you, not sparing the flock. Also of… Continue reading Take Heed Against Wolves
Acts 17:23 “For as I passed by, and beheld your devotions, I found an altar with this inscription, TO THE UNKNOWN GOD. Whom therefore ye ignorantly worship, him declare I unto you.” The Romans had many gods - Jupiter, Apollo, Mercury, Mars. etc. although they had a god for just about every circumstance, they still… Continue reading The Unknown God
“And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.”Acts 2:4 The “spiritual gifts” that began in the book of Acts are one of the most misunderstood doctrines of modern Christianity. These gifts include speaking in tongues, prophesying, and healing. Pentecostal and charismatic… Continue reading Spiritual Gifts
“Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Whosoever committeth sin is the servant of sin. And the servant abideth not in the house for ever: but the Son abideth ever. If the Son therefore shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed.”John 8:34-36 We are all sinners (Romans 3:23) and slaves to… Continue reading Servants of Sin