Category: Obedience

Increasing In The Knowledge

Answering honestly, when was the last time that you did an in depth study of the Scriptures? I am not asking when was the last time you read a verse or two. Instead, when was the last time that you dug deep to gain a better understanding of God and His Word. Did you know

Wells Without Water

In different parts of the Bible, God is very plain and firm when it comes to the attitudes and behaviors of those that live sinful lifestyles. Often times, along with the descriptions of their transgressions, there is a foretelling of the punishment that awaits those that will not repent. One of those places of Scripture

Another Serving of ‘Let Us’

It was not very long ago that I wrote an article titled “Did You Eat Your ‘Let Us’”. The premise was that the “eating” of “let us” was a play on words. Instead of eating real lettuce, the idea was to introduce some things that a Christian should include in his life. The main texts

Keep On Keeping On

Have you ever stopped to think about how much of the Bible was written to advance endurance. There are many occasions where inspired penman took the time to write words of encouragement to children of God. Take for instance, “Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord,

Helping Our Erring Brethren

The fact that Christians commit sins is clearly taught in Scripture. John wrote, “If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. If we

The Axe is Laid Unto the Root

When studying the Bible, one learns that under the Law of Moses there was one select group that was considered “God’s people”. That group is known as the Israelites/Jews. By being of the physical seed line of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, some had come to behave as if they were spiritually untouchable. That mistake is

Drawing Nigh To God

How do you envision God? Do you think God is some far off Being that is uninterested and uninvolved in His creation? Believe it or not, there is a religious view that largely adheres to that type of thinking. It is called Deism. One of the most well known tenets of some Deists is that

Faith That Saves

If you were to ask me if we are saved by faith, then I would readily affirm such. However, if you were to ask me if we are saved by faith alone, then I would just as readily deny such. There is no doubt that faith is a key factor in the salvation of man.

The Yoke Of Bondage

It is disappointing that at this stage of human history, many people are truly ignorant of God’s Word. The average man on the street struggles with some of the most basic truths in Scripture. It is reminiscent of the time when Hosea lived. He wrote, “My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou

The Old Man and the New Man (Part 2)

The “new man” must also “Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice:” (Eph. 4:31). The attitude and behavior of a Christian is to be different from many in the world. Malice has no place in the life of the “new man”. He