Things You Must Acknowledge, 1 Jn 2:23

Things You Must Acknowledge 1 Jn 2:23 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Acknowledge means to admit to be true, to confess; to recognize the authority of.   There are things in our lives that we must acknowledge if we are going to accomplish what God wants us to do as Christians. Acknowledge...

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Believe the Word, 2 Thes 2:9-12

We are to believe the word of God.  That’s what God expects us to do.  He wants us to believe what he said. What the Bible says about sin we are to believe.  What the Bible says about righteousness and salvation, we are to believe.  Believe the word.  Believe what...

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Declaration of Truth, Lk 1:1-4

There are several ways that the truth of the words of God has been declared.  The declaration of truth has been verbal, visible, written, and testified. Verbal declaration – someone heard the Lord speak.  See Jn 1:18, 1 Jn 1:1-5, and 2 Pet 1:16-21.  At Mt Sinai, the Jew’s heard...

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Truth is Fallen, Is 59:14

Truth is Fallen Is 59:14 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Is 59:14 says, And judgment is turned away backward, and justice standeth afar off: for truth is fallen in the street, and equity cannot enter.  We have seen this verse fulfilled in our own country.  Except for places like a Bible believing preacher’s pulpit, you will...

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Favor by Mercy and Truth, Prov 3:3-4

One great way to have favor with God is through mercy and truth.  God has extended his mercy to us, and he intends for us to extend his mercy to others, as well.  God has sanctified us through his truth, Jn 17:17.  And he intends for us to be true...

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Sincerity and Truth, Jos 24:14

Joshua commanded Israel to “fear the Lord, and serve him in sincerity and in truth”, Jos 24:14.  Not just in sincerity.  Not just in truth.  But in the combination of sincerity and truth. Sincerity is honesty of mind; freedom from hypocrisy.  Sincere means:  without deceit, pretense [a false profession]; free...

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My Words Do Good, Mic 2:7

In Mic 2:7, the Lord asks, “do not my words do good to him that walketh uprightly?”  Indeed, they do.  For us who desire to walk uprightly, God’s words are very good.  The key is that you must be walking uprightly.   These words are not good to anyone who...

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Dealing With Opposition, Prov 25:9

Dealing With Opposition Prov. 25:9 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The Bible gives us clear instructions on how to deal with opposition.  You never know, when you first start to point out a scriptural problem, whether the individual is going to receive correction or not.  So when you begin to deal with...

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Conditional Mercy, Ps 18:25

Conditional Mercy Ps. 18:25 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In Ps 18:25 David says, “With the merciful that wilt shew thyself merciful.”  God’s mercy is conditional mercy. We know that God is merciful from Ex 34:6. But we sometimes confuse God’s mercy with his love and get the idea that his unconditional...

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Guile, Ps 32:2

Guile is defined as craft, cunning, duplicity, and deceit.  It is found in the man and is manifested by what he says. Ps 32:2 Blessed is the man unto whom the Lord imputeth not iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no guile.  So, it is in you, in your...

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