Their condemnation is just

But if through my lie God’s truth abounds to his glory, why am I still being condemned as a sinner? And why not do evil that good may come?-as some people slanderously charge us with saying. Their condemnation is just. Romans 3:7-8 ESV 1 Corinthians 1:18,27 ESVFor the word of the cross is folly toContinue reading “Their condemnation is just”

your eyes shall see your Teacher

Acts 19:11-12 ESVAnd God was doing extraordinary miracles by the hands of Paul, [12] so that even handkerchiefs or aprons that had touched his skin were carried away to the sick, and their diseases left them and the evil spirits came out of them. The more I draw near to Christ the more I realizeContinue reading “your eyes shall see your Teacher”

Keep my Sabbath Holy

Exodus 20:7-8 ESV“You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain, for the LORD will not hold him guiltless who takes his name in vain. “Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. quick lesson on our days off for those who don’t know. The last day of the week isContinue reading “Keep my Sabbath Holy”

Si vis pacem, para bellum

“If you want peace, prepare for war.” Ephesians 6:12-13 ESVFor we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places. [13] Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you mayContinue reading “Si vis pacem, para bellum”

Beer-lahai-roi – “The Well of Him that Lives and Sees Me,”

Genesis 16:3-14 ESVSo, after Abram had lived ten years in the land of Canaan, Sarai, Abram’s wife, took Hagar the Egyptian, her servant, and gave her to Abram her husband as a wife. And he went in to Hagar, and she conceived. And when she saw that she had conceived, she looked with contempt onContinue reading “Beer-lahai-roi – “The Well of Him that Lives and Sees Me,””

Philosophy

Ecclesiastes 1:18 ESVFor in much wisdom is much vexation, and he who increases knowledge increases sorrow. One of the first things family and friends will say during interviews after a tragic act of violence or suicide is that they cannot believe what that person has done. They say that was not the actions of theContinue reading “Philosophy”

One bad week

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 ESVBut we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, about those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope. [14] For since we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so, through Jesus, God will bring with him those who have fallen asleep.Continue reading “One bad week”