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Month: August 2019

The Christian is under constant attack from the devil and temptation. Only with the “armor of God” can we survive.

The Christian is under constant attack from the devil and temptation. Only with the “armor of God” can we survive.

BibleGateway: Ephesians 6:10-20 ESV Text: Ephesians 6:10-20 KJV Text: The section starts at about 0:58 and ends at about 2:27      10 Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might. 11 Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. 12 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world,…

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Notice how God’s instructions for marriage are based on the love and forgiveness Christ has shown to us.

Notice how God’s instructions for marriage are based on the love and forgiveness Christ has shown to us.

BibleGateway: Ephesians 5:22-33 ESV Text: Ephesians 5:22-33 KJV Text: The section starts at about 2:6 and ends at about 3:36 22 Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord. 23 For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the saviour of the body. 24 Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in every thing….

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It’s important that the Spirit lead us to grow up and mature as Christians so that we are not easily misled by false teaching.

It’s important that the Spirit lead us to grow up and mature as Christians so that we are not easily misled by false teaching.

BibleGateway: Ephesians 4:7-16 ESV Text: Ephesians 4:7-16 KJV Text: The section starts at about 0:34 and ends at about 2:7 7 But unto every one of us is given grace according to the measure of the gift of Christ. 8 Wherefore he saith, When he ascended up on high, he led captivity captive, and gave gifts unto men. 9 (Now that he ascended, what is it but that he also descended first into the lower parts of the earth? 10…

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It’s not necessarily the person who shouts loudest who is right. Wise words are often spoken quietly. For example, take the still small voice of the gospel, the wisest word of all.

It’s not necessarily the person who shouts loudest who is right. Wise words are often spoken quietly. For example, take the still small voice of the gospel, the wisest word of all.

BibleGateway: Ecclesiastes 9:13-18 ESV Text: Ecclesiastes 9:13-18 KJV Text: The section starts at about 2:26 and ends at about 3:15      13 This wisdom have I seen also under the sun, and it seemed great unto me: 14 There was a little city, and few men within it; and there came a great king against it, and besieged it, and built great bulwarks against it: 15 Now there was found in it a poor wise man, and he by his wisdom…

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Our spiritual leaders are servants of the Lord and are placed there for our good. Let us not despise them.

Our spiritual leaders are servants of the Lord and are placed there for our good. Let us not despise them.

BibleGateway: Numbers 12:1-15 ESV Text: Numbers 12:1-15 KJV Text: The section starts at about 0:0 and ends at about 2:23      1 And Miriam and Aaron spake against Moses because of the Ethiopian woman whom he had married: for he had married an Ethiopian woman. 2 And they said, Hath the LORD indeed spoken only by Moses? hath he not spoken also by us? And the LORD heard it. 3 (Now the man Moses was very meek, above all the men…

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God has made us alive by forgiving our sins in Christ, bringing us to faith, and leading us in a life of thankful living.

God has made us alive by forgiving our sins in Christ, bringing us to faith, and leading us in a life of thankful living.

BibleGateway: Ephesians 2:1-10 ESV Text: Ephesians 2:1-10 KJV Text: The section starts at about 0:0 and ends at about 1:25      1 And you hath he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins: 2 Wherein in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience: 3 Among whom also we all had our conversation in times past in…

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When you have worries or doubts, remember that God chose you to be part of His family of believers—even before you were born.

When you have worries or doubts, remember that God chose you to be part of His family of believers—even before you were born.

BibleGateway: Ephesians 1:1-14 ESV Text: Ephesians 1:1-14 KJV Text: The section starts at about 0:0 and ends at about 1:55      1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, to the saints which are at Ephesus, and to the faithful in Christ Jesus: 2 Grace be to you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ.      3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with…

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Like Paul, we are truly thankful for Christians like Philemon who trust in the Lord Jesus and love the brethren.

Like Paul, we are truly thankful for Christians like Philemon who trust in the Lord Jesus and love the brethren.

BibleGateway: Philemon ESV Text: Philemon KJV Text: KJV Text (alt. audio): Chapter : (KJV) Hymn: TLH 399 : Thee Will I Love, my Strength Hymnary.org— — Organ Audio 1. Thee will I love, my Strength, my Tower;  Thee will I love, my Hope, my Joy;  Thee will I love with all my power,  With ardor time shall ne’er destroy.  Thee will I love, O Light Divine,  So long as life is mine.    2. Thee will I love, my Life,…

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A wise person does not go to extremes, but respects God and follows Him faithfully and carefully.

A wise person does not go to extremes, but respects God and follows Him faithfully and carefully.

BibleGateway: Ecclesiastes 7:15-25 ESV Text: Ecclesiastes 7:15-25 KJV Text: The section starts at about 1:47 and ends at about 3:10 15 All things have I seen in the days of my vanity: there is a just man that perisheth in his righteousness, and there is a wicked man that prolongeth his life in his wickedness. 16 Be not righteous over much; neither make thyself over wise: why shouldest thou destroy thyself? 17 Be not over much wicked, neither be thou…

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Why do what is good? Because what we do is not done for ourselves, but for the One who loved us even unto death.

Why do what is good? Because what we do is not done for ourselves, but for the One who loved us even unto death.

BibleGateway: Colossians 3:12-24 ESV Text: Colossians 3:12-24 KJV Text: The section starts at about 1:15 and ends at about 2:58      12 Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering; 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. 14 And above all these things put on charity, which is the bond of…

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