The saint is not bound by human mores or religious laws, but is joined to Christ "to bear fruit to God." Rm 7.1-6—
Quick Bible Truths (@bibletruths) March 13, 2013
What makes us cry? “Tears stream down from my eyes, because people do not keep your law.” Ps 119.136 NET
In John 11 no one gets Jesus. Not his disciples, not his friends, not the mourners, not his enemies, not the crowds at the feast. Do we?
By the money mirage, Satan moves action forward into a vague and shimmering future, always just out of reach. http://is.gd/1Z9t77
Man dissatisfied with sandwich calls 911. We want things on our own terms, from sandwiches to relationships to God. http://is.gd/4L6lTs
Rejecting materialism and doing right by the poor are a sign of knowing God. Jer 22.15-16
“Meekness is the ability to not feel compelled to defend yourself.” -Alex Bayes http://is.gd/CssM7W
God is not the God of destruction, but of restoration and redemption. Isa 2. His judgment seeks to purge and save.
Sin is a killer. It weighs down the sinner. Above all, it alienates from God. Isa 1.4 http://is.gd/H9d1D8
Find the people that inspire you to be eager to do God’s will. 2Co 8.22
The church cultivates love. We need to be with the church. The church needs us. “They have testified to your love before the church.” 3Jo 6
God doesn’t want professionals in his church, but full-time disciples of the Lord. “Take up [your] cross daily.” Lk 9.23
There’s more to life than working 5 days a week and enjoying the weekend. There is doing God’s will and carrying out the mission of Christ.
Because it is benevolent and just, the reign of God inspires joy. Ps 97
The presence of God in a person’s life is the greatest good. Preventing or inhibiting it is therefore a great evil. http://wp.me/pbYlo-1qT
A dim glimmer of hope kept the paralytic going back to Bethzatha Pool year after year. What if he had given up the day Jesus appeared? Jo 5
Love expands the limits of forgiveness from counting on your fingers to numbering the stars. Mt 18.21-22
Love of money makes you too busy doing business to obey God. Ne 13.15-18
We must alter our lives in order to alter our hearts, for it is impossible to live one way and pray another. William Law
Ahab’s disguise in battle was pathetic! So are our attempts to weasel out of the Lord’s judgments. 1 Kings 22