Mark 7: 6-13….Jesus answers their accusations.

And he said to them, “Well did Isaiah prophesy of you hypocrites, as it is written,“‘This people honours me with their lips,but their heart is far from me;in vain do they worship me,teaching as doctrines the commandments of men.’You leave the commandment of God and hold to the tradition of men.”And he said to them,Continue reading “Mark 7: 6-13….Jesus answers their accusations.”

Titus 1: 1-4….A power-packed introduction.

Paul, a servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ, for the sake of the faith of God’s elect and their knowledge of the truth, which accords with godliness, in hope of eternal life, which God, who never lies, promised before the ages began and at the proper time manifested in his word throughContinue reading “Titus 1: 1-4….A power-packed introduction.”

1 Samuel 12: 19-25…. Agreements between two parties.

And all the people said to Samuel, “Pray for your servants to the LORD your God, that we may not die, for we have added to all our sins this evil, to ask for ourselves a king.” And Samuel said to the people, “Do not be afraid; you have done all this evil. Yet doContinue reading “1 Samuel 12: 19-25…. Agreements between two parties.”

1 Samuel 10: 1b – 8…..Three evidences to follow for Saul.

And this shall be the sign to you that the LORD has anointed you to be prince over his heritage. When you depart from me today, you will meet two men by Rachel’s tomb in the territory of Benjamin at Zelzah, and they will say to you, The donkeys that you went to seek areContinue reading “1 Samuel 10: 1b – 8…..Three evidences to follow for Saul.”

Hebrews 13: 7-16…. Remember Jesus.

Remember your leaders, those who spoke to you the word of God. Consider the outcome of their way of life, and imitate their faith. Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever. Do not be led away by diverse and strange teachings, for it is good for the heart to be strengthened byContinue reading “Hebrews 13: 7-16…. Remember Jesus.”

Hebrews 12: 14-17…. Moral requirements.

Strive for peace with everyone, and for the holiness without which no one will see the Lord. See to it that no one fails to obtain the grace of God; that no “root of bitterness” springs up and causes trouble, and by it many become defiled; that no one is sexually immoral or unholy likeContinue reading “Hebrews 12: 14-17…. Moral requirements.”

Hebrews 10: 32-39…..Remember where you’ve been.

But recall the former days when, after you were enlightened, you endured a hard struggle with sufferings, sometimes being publicly exposed to reproach and affliction, and sometimes being partners with those so treated. For you had compassion on those in prison, and you joyfully accepted the plundering of your property, since you knew that youContinue reading “Hebrews 10: 32-39…..Remember where you’ve been.”

Malachi 1: 6-10…..Where does God come in your thinking?

A son honours his father, and a servant his master. If then I am a father, where is my honour? And if I am a master, where is my fear? says the LORD of hosts to you, O priests, who despise my name. But you say, ‘How have we despised your name?’ By offering pollutedContinue reading “Malachi 1: 6-10…..Where does God come in your thinking?”

Luke 19: 11-23….Responsibilities.

As they heard these things, he proceeded to tell a parable, because he was near to Jerusalem, and because they supposed that the kingdom of God was to appear immediately. He said therefore, “A nobleman went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom and then return. Calling ten of his servants, heContinue reading “Luke 19: 11-23….Responsibilities.”

Luke 18: 15-17…Childish or Child-like?

Now they were bringing even infants to him that he might touch them. And when the disciples saw it, they rebuked them. But Jesus called them to him, saying, “Let the children come to me, and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of God. Truly, I say to you, whoever doesContinue reading “Luke 18: 15-17…Childish or Child-like?”