Are You Offended?

Then saith Jesus unto them, All ye shall be offended because of me this night: for it is written, I will smite the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock shall be scattered abroad. – Matthew 26:31 Jesus easily offends those who do not follow Him; what is surprising is that He is also offendsContinue reading “Are You Offended?”

Degrees of Sickness

And the blind and the lame came to him in the temple; and he healed them. – Matthew 21:14 First, we need only to search the scriptures in order to come to the true realization that apart from Jesus Christ we are ALL blind and lame to some degree! Next, it is important to noteContinue reading “Degrees of Sickness”

Soul Satisfaction

The LORD is my portion, saith my soul; therefore will I hope in him. – Lamentations 3:24 It is one thing to emphatically declare loyalty and love for the Lord Jesus when things in life are going smoothly for us and to our liking; it’s another thing altogether to maintain that loyalty and love whenContinue reading “Soul Satisfaction”

Standard of Truth

This people draweth nigh unto me with their mouth, and honoureth me with their lips; but their heart is far from me. But in vain they do worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men. – Matthew 15:8-9 Sometimes I feel like Job: not in the despairing, I would have been better off ifContinue reading “Standard of Truth”

Which Way?

The paths of their way are turned aside; they go to nothing, and perish. – Job 6:18 This scripture delivers a harsh truth! Those that turn aside from the way of life that can be found in only one way, only one person- the Son of God who is Christ Jesus- will perish out ofContinue reading “Which Way?”

A Warning in the Word

But He answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God. – Mark 4:4 These are the words Jesus spoke to Satan when he tempted Him in the wilderness. I urge us all to pause and read those wordsContinue reading “A Warning in the Word”

Idle Words

But I say unto you, That every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgement. – Matthew 12:36 There are many verses of scripture that are just downright terrifying to think about and, to me, this one is definitely in the top 10 of them. Imagine standingContinue reading “Idle Words”

The Gift of Discernment

Then shall ye return, and discern between the righteous and the wicked, between him that serveth God and him that serveth him not. – Malachi 3:18 When we walked according to the course of the world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children ofContinue reading “The Gift of Discernment”

Where’d You Pitch Your Tent?

Abram dwelled in the land of Canaan, and Lot dwelled in the cities of the plain, and pitched his tent toward Sodom. But the men of Sodom were wicked and sinners before the Lord exceedingly Genesis 13:12-13 In verse 1 of Genesis 13 we find Abram and Lot going up out of Egypt. Egypt, ofContinue reading “Where’d You Pitch Your Tent?”

Building The Temple of God

Thus saith the LORD of hosts; Let your hands be strong, ye that hear in these days these words by the mouth of the prophets, which were in the day that the foundation of the house of the Lord of hosts was laid, that the temple might be built. – Zechariah 8:9 As we readContinue reading “Building The Temple of God”