Mark 12: 28-31….God’s ‘law’ in a nutshell!

And one of the scribes came up and heard them disputing with one another, and seeing that he answered them well, asked him, “Which commandment is the most important of all?” Jesus answered, “The most important is, Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. And you shall love the Lord yourContinue reading “Mark 12: 28-31….God’s ‘law’ in a nutshell!”

Psalm 19: 7-14…..The aforementioned Creator declares what He expects!

The law of the LORD is perfect,reviving the soul;the testimony of the LORD is sure,making wise the simple;the precepts of the LORD are right,rejoicing the heart;the commandment of the LORD is pure,enlightening the eyes;the fear of the LORD is clean,enduring forever;the rules of the LORD are true,and righteous altogether.More to be desired are they thanContinue reading “Psalm 19: 7-14…..The aforementioned Creator declares what He expects!”

Galatians 5: 1-12….An unexpected wish!

For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery.Look: I, Paul, say to you that if you accept circumcision, Christ will be of no advantage to you. I testify again to every man who accepts circumcision that he is obligated to keep the wholeContinue reading “Galatians 5: 1-12….An unexpected wish!”

Galatians 3: 22-29….The prison key!

But the Scripture imprisoned everything under sin, so that the promise by faith in Jesus Christ might be given to those who believe.Now before faith came, we were held captive under the law, imprisoned until the coming faith would be revealed. So then, the law was our guardian until Christ came, in order that weContinue reading “Galatians 3: 22-29….The prison key!”

Galatians 3: 15-21…. Which wins? Law or God’s Promise.

To give a human example, brothers: even with a man-made covenant, no one annuls it or adds to it once it has been ratified. Now the promises were made to Abraham and to his offspring. It does not say, “And to offsprings,” referring to many, but referring to one, “And to your offspring,” who isContinue reading “Galatians 3: 15-21…. Which wins? Law or God’s Promise.”

1 Samuel 14: 33-35….An easy solution found.

Then they told Saul, “Behold, the people are sinning against the LORD by eating with the blood.” And he said, “You have dealt treacherously; roll a great stone to me here.” And Saul said, “Disperse yourselves among the people and say to them, ‘Let every man bring his ox or his sheep and slaughter themContinue reading “1 Samuel 14: 33-35….An easy solution found.”

Hebrews 3: 1-6….Increase your understanding.

Therefore, holy brothers, you who share in a heavenly calling, consider Jesus, the apostle and high priest of our confession, who was faithful to him who appointed him, just as Moses also was faithful in all God’s house. For Jesus has been counted worthy of more glory than Moses—as much more glory as the builderContinue reading “Hebrews 3: 1-6….Increase your understanding.”

Proverbs 20: 1-15 Summarizing many things…

1. Wine is a mocker, strong drink a brawler,and whoever is led astray by it is not wise.2. The terror of a king is like the growling of a lion;whoever provokes him to anger forfeits his life.3. It is an honour for a man to keep aloof from strife,but every fool will be quarrelling.4. TheContinue reading “Proverbs 20: 1-15 Summarizing many things…”

Luke 19:41-47…. On reaching the city.

And when he drew near and saw the city, he wept over it, saying, “Would that you, even you, had known on this day the things that make for peace! But now they are hidden from your eyes. For the days will come upon you, when your enemies will set up a barricade around youContinue reading “Luke 19:41-47…. On reaching the city.”

Luke 11: 33-44… Jesus stirring the pot!

“No one after lighting a lamp puts it in a cellar or under a basket, but on a stand, so that those who enter may see the light. Your eye is the lamp of your body. When your eye is healthy, your whole body is full of light, but when it is bad, your bodyContinue reading “Luke 11: 33-44… Jesus stirring the pot!”