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Month: September 2019

If you should suffer for being a Christian, do not be afraid. When His glory is revealed you will rejoice!

If you should suffer for being a Christian, do not be afraid. When His glory is revealed you will rejoice!

BibleGateway: 1 Peter 4:7-17 ESV Text: 1 Peter 4:7-17 KJV Text: The section starts at about 0:53 and ends at about 2:37      7 But the end of all things is at hand: be ye therefore sober, and watch unto prayer. 8 And above all things have fervent charity among yourselves: for charity shall cover the multitude of sins. 9 Use hospitality one to another without grudging. 10 As every man hath received the gift, even so minister the same one…

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If you should suffer for doing what is right and good, don’t let that discourage you! You’re in good company (v. 18) and you’ve already been saved through Christ in baptism.

If you should suffer for doing what is right and good, don’t let that discourage you! You’re in good company (v. 18) and you’ve already been saved through Christ in baptism.

BibleGateway: 1 Peter 3:13-22 ESV Text: 1 Peter 3:13-22 KJV Text: The section starts at about 1:38 and ends at about 3:15 13 And who is he that will harm you, if ye be followers of that which is good? 14 But and if ye suffer for righteousness’ sake, happy are ye: and be not afraid of their terror, neither be troubled; 15 But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to…

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Come to the Lord and you will experience goodness and blessing, but turn from Him and you will only fail.

Come to the Lord and you will experience goodness and blessing, but turn from Him and you will only fail.

BibleGateway: 1 Peter 2:1-17 ESV Text: 1 Peter 2:1-17 KJV Text: The section starts at about 0:0 and ends at about 2:33      1 Wherefore laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speakings, 2 As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby: 3 If so be ye have tasted that the Lord is gracious.      4 To whom coming, as unto a living stone, disallowed indeed of men,…

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The Lord our God is a compassionate God. There is no reason to leave Him to chase after idols! Stay true to the Lord!

The Lord our God is a compassionate God. There is no reason to leave Him to chase after idols! Stay true to the Lord!

BibleGateway: Deuteronomy 4:15-31 ESV Text: Deuteronomy 4:15-31 KJV Text: The section starts at about 2:29 and ends at about 5:30 15 Take ye therefore good heed unto yourselves; for ye saw no manner of similitude on the day that the LORD spake unto you in Horeb out of the midst of the fire: 16 Lest ye corrupt yourselves, and make you a graven image, the similitude of any figure, the likeness of male or female, 17 The likeness of any…

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Israel is called on to obey the Lord their God as they prepare to cross into the land that was promised to them.

Israel is called on to obey the Lord their God as they prepare to cross into the land that was promised to them.

BibleGateway: Deuteronomy 4:1-14 ESV Text: Deuteronomy 4:1-14 KJV Text: The section starts at about 0:0 and ends at about 2:38      1 Now therefore hearken, O Israel, unto the statutes and unto the judgments, which I teach you, for to do them, that ye may live, and go in and possess the land which the LORD God of your fathers giveth you. 2 Ye shall not add unto the word which I command you, neither shall ye diminish ought from it,…

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Idolatry must be driven out before the Lord.

Idolatry must be driven out before the Lord.

BibleGateway: Numbers 33:50-56 ESV Text: Numbers 33:50-56 KJV Text: The section starts at about 4:33 and ends at about 6:6      50 And the LORD spake unto Moses in the plains of Moab by Jordan near Jericho, saying, 51 Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When ye are passed over Jordan into the land of Canaan; 52 Then ye shall drive out all the inhabitants of the land from before you, and destroy all their pictures, and…

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It took something of tremendous value to redeem you—the precious blood of Christ!

It took something of tremendous value to redeem you—the precious blood of Christ!

BibleGateway: 1 Peter 1:13-25 ESV Text: 1 Peter 1:13-25 KJV Text: The section starts at about 1:57 and ends at about 3:52      13 Wherefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and hope to the end for the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ; 14 As obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts in your ignorance: 15 But as he which hath called you is holy, so…

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Paul again writes to Titus about our Savior Jesus Christ, this time how He saves us in baptism.

Paul again writes to Titus about our Savior Jesus Christ, this time how He saves us in baptism.

BibleGateway: Titus 3:4-11 ESV Text: Titus 3:4-11 KJV Text: The section starts at about 0:25 and ends at about 1:34 4 But after that the kindness and love of God our Saviour toward man appeared, 5 Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost; 6 Which he shed on us abundantly through Jesus Christ our Saviour; 7 That being justified…

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Jesus has come and brings salvation for us all through the forgiveness of our sins!

Jesus has come and brings salvation for us all through the forgiveness of our sins!

BibleGateway: Titus 2:11-14 ESV Text: Titus 2:11-14 KJV Text: The section starts at about 1:8 and ends at about 1:47      11 For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men, 12 Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world; 13 Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ; 14 Who gave himself for us, that…

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The most striking verse of this section is the last one. How did Job do it? Only with God’s help to keep him faithful.

The most striking verse of this section is the last one. How did Job do it? Only with God’s help to keep him faithful.

BibleGateway: Job 1:6-22 ESV Text: Job 1:6-22 KJV Text: The section starts at about 0:56 and ends at about 3:42      6 Now there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan came also among them. 7 And the LORD said unto Satan, Whence comest thou? Then Satan answered the LORD, and said, From going to and fro in the earth, and from walking up and down in it. 8 And the…

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