Call me Martha

Ezekiel 18:32 (NLT) 32 I don’t want you to die, says the Sovereign Lord. Turn back and live! Proverbs 10:9 (NLT) 9 People with integrity walk safely, but those who follow crooked paths will be exposed. John 11:25-26 (NLT) 25 Jesus told her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Anyone who believes in me […]

Read more "Call me Martha"

Romans 8:6-8 Mind control

Romans 8:6-8 “6The mind of sinful man is death, but the mind controlled by the Spirit is life and peace; 7the sinful mind is hostile to God. It does not submit to God’s law, nor can it do so. 8Those controlled by the sinful nature cannot please God.” We’d like to think that we control […]

Read more "Romans 8:6-8 Mind control"

Isaiah 40:7-8

Grass houses and eternity Isaiah 40:7-8 “7 The grass withers and the flowers fall, because the breath of the Lord blows on them. Surely the people are grass. 8 The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of our God endures forever.” A grass house won’t last forever, nor will a wood house, […]

Read more "Isaiah 40:7-8"

Deuteronomy 30:15-16

When does it matter? Deuteronomy 30:15-16 15 See, I set before you today life and prosperity, death and destruction. 16 For I command you today to love the Lord your God, to walk in obedience to him, and to keep his commands, decrees and laws; then you will live and increase, and the Lord your […]

Read more "Deuteronomy 30:15-16"

Galatians 6:9

I am a Christian, expect me to act like one. Always. Galatians 6:9 “Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.” What is doing good? What is good? Can you think of anything that eminates from God that isn’t […]

Read more "Galatians 6:9"

1 John 2:1-2

Choosing to fight 1 John 2:1-2 “1 My dear children, I write this to you so that you will not sin. But if anybody does sin, we have an advocate with the Father—Jesus Christ, the Righteous One. 2 He is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not only for ours but also for the […]

Read more "1 John 2:1-2"

Proverbs 22:4

Proverbs 22:4 “Humility is the fear of the LORD; its wages are riches and honor and life.” What does fear of the Lord mean? What does fear mean when used in this context? It’s like love, respect, honor all rolled into one (lospector?). It’s not the fear the world has of pain or death, it’s […]

Read more "Proverbs 22:4"

John 10:10

John 10:10 “The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.” The thief comes to steal the flock, it comes to destroy. Who is the thief? Anyone who doesn’t come in through Christ, through the gate. Satan has the sweet […]

Read more "John 10:10"

1 John 2:24-25

“24 See that what you have heard from the beginning remains in you. If it does, you also will remain in the Son and in the Father. 25 And this is what he promised us–even eternal life.” How many times do we get caught up in the lies the world constantly throws our way – […]

Read more "1 John 2:24-25"