Drawing wisdom from Jeremiah 17:9, Rev. Ipema uses this chapel message to focus our attention on the deceitful nature of the human heart. He stresses that only through God's renewing grace found in Jesus Christ can our hearts be transformed and changed.
In our study, we discuss what the Bible means whenever we read that we are to "stand fast" and what it means in this context to "hold the traditions".
Also Reference: Psalm 111:6-8, 2 Peter 3:15-17, Colossians 2:8, Mark 7:6-13, 2 Thessalonians 3:6
We heed to warning found in this Proverb, in addition to separating ourselves from local church Christian fellowship (as discussed in our previous devotional) but also the warning against intermeddling 'with all wisdom".
Also Reference: 1 Corinthians 3:18-20, Colossians 2:8
Pastor teaches his family a selection from "the Proverb of the day." In this verse of Holy Scripture, the Holy Spirit teaches us that we must consider our Creator and Redeemer, first and foremost, in how we transact our financial business.
Nothing is worse than being lied about, your character disparaged your trustworthiness doubted, or the feelings you experience when realizing you have believed a lie. Most of the problems in our world and lives would be resolvable if lying tongues were dealt with the way God deals with them. God hates a lying tongue. May our tongues not be the bearers of of lies.
8th message in the 1st John series. This first of a two part message preached from the pulpit of Lewis Lane Central Baptist Church, Church Hill, Tennessee. Preaching on how we know we are in the end times by the trouble in Israel and the wickedness of America and the world.
LORD'S DAY 43
112. What does the ninth Commandment require?
That I bear false witness against no one, twist no one's words, be no backbiter or slanderer, join in condemning no one unheard or rashly; but that on pain of God's heavy wrath, I avoid all lying and deceit as the very works of the devil; and that in matters of judgment and justice and in all other affairs, I love, speak honestly, and confess the truth; also, insofar as I can, defend and promote my neighbor's good name.
Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up,
And it came to pass after this, that Absalom the son of David had a fair sister, whose name was Tamar; and Amnon the son of David loved her.
A storm is a storm, and it does what it does, but God is our rock and He'll hide us in His pavilion. We need to make sure we are standing on the Rock. Don't worry about the storms in your life God will deliver. Don't hide but be a weathervane pointing to the Rock. Don't be a storm!
Life never turns out quite as we planned and some have, it seems, more than their fair share of sorrow and pain - yet God through it all is working out His purposes. In this sermon Peter McIntyre explores the life of Rachel, with her betrayals, disappointments, and failures - yet God brought her to a place of faith.
Isaac faced a difficult decision, with contradicting evidence. Instead of taking time to harmonize the evidence, his judgement was based 50-50 data. What could he have done to improve the odds? (Part 4 in the Judgement Series)
By the scriptures, the Spirit of God is teaching the church that there is nothing more you need than what God has freely and abundantly given to his people in Christ Jesus. Having warned us to beware of: philosophy, vain deceits, traditions and rudiments of the world, he goes on to declare the sufficiency of Christ to save his people to the uttermost.