But they have not all obeyed the Gospel. For Isaiah says, “Who has believed what they have heard from us?” Romans 10:16 How much does this passage reveal about the personal responsibility Paul felt for other’s rejection of Christ? For any who open their mouth … Continue reading When I Hold Myself Responsible
And Noah did all that the LORD had commanded him. Genesis 7:5 This is such a short verse in the entire dramatic account of Noah; one could almost miss it. Noah did every single thing that the Lord had commanded him. It’s not like God … Continue reading Getting Out Of Obedience
In your heart, honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect. I Peter 3:15 Nothing defeats evil faster … Continue reading God’s Wisdom ~ Will You Defend Me?
He was a murderer from the beginning, and has nothing to do with the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks out of his own character, for he is a liar and the father of lies. John 8:44 My … Continue reading The Enemy Is An Editor
God is not human, that he should lie, not a human being, that he should change his mind.Does he speak and then not act? Does he promise and not fulfill? Numbers 23:19 Too many changes in one’s life, all at once, put a … Continue reading Adapting To Change
He [Jesus] upholds the universe by the word of his power. Hebrews 1:3 God is a God of order. Jesus, God in the flesh, holds all things in place. As the Word, He once spoke and all things came into being; perfectly connected, in perfect … Continue reading I Can’t Hold Things Together
You have made love for hire on every threshing floor. The threshing floor and the winepress shall not feed them, and the new wine shall fail in her. Hosea 9:2 Have you ever been so desperate for a breakthrough that you did everything you … Continue reading New Wine That Tastes Sour