An Even Balance

Even Balance Job 31:6 “Let me be weighed in an even balance, that God may know mine integrity”, Job want to be weighed in an even balance. I know that I desire to be weighed in an even balance when I am judged. In Guatemala, I saw a lady selling...

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Resist, Jas 4:7

When you search for the word “resist” in the Bible, you find some references that give us great instruction.  To resist is to withstand the force or the effect of; to be able to repel; to exert oneself to counteract or strive against.  Notice what we are to resist and...

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Encourage Your Spirit, 1 Sam 1:15-18

There are things in your life that will affect your spirit.  And when your spirit gets down, you are in trouble.  We often think that our spirits won’t be lifted until whatever has gotten us down is resolved or is taken away.  But such is not the case.  You can...

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Believe the Truth, 2 Thes 2:13-17

Today, we are studying 2 Thes 2:13-17. This passage is in the context of the rest of the chapter, which we studied previously.  From that lesson, we saw that there is a falling away first before the revelation of the man of sin [2 Thes 2:3].  The church age ends...

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Perpetual Backsliding, Jer 8:5

Perpetual Backsliding Jer. 8:5 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Perpetual backsliding is a phrase used to describe Judah’s condition during the ministry of Jeremiah.  This is a condition in which the country had gotten so far away from God there was no turning back to him.  The Lord said that they held...

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Girdle of Truth, Eph 6:14

We have been studying each piece of the whole armor of God from Eph 6:10-18.  Thus far, we have studied the helmet of salvation, which gives us a saved, spiritual, sound, servant’s mind with which to fight in our spiritual warfare.  Then we studied the breastplate of righteousness, which defends...

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Be Ye Angry, And Sin Not, Eph 4:26

I have often thought, “How is it possible to be angry and not sin?”  I believe that every time I have ever been angry, I have sinned in some capacity.  When you fail to rule your spirit you are going to do or say something wrong.  Yet, in thinking about...

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The Lord’s Delight, Is 42:1

Today, we are studying the things in which the Lord delights.  We want to know what they are so that we can please him.  If you are a husband and you know that your wife delights in flowers or chocolate, for instance, you’ll be inclined to bring her some fresh...

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Finding God’s Direction, Jer 10:23

People often ask how they can determine God’s direction on a particular decision or matter in their lives.  It is not uncommon for people to be very uncertain about a decision that they are trying to make.  Yet, we are sure that the Lord does not want you to be...

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Those That Oppose Themselves, 2 Tim 2:24-26

In 2 Tim 2:24-26 we are studying the seemingly unusual phrase, “those that oppose themselves.”  When you read that phrase, it sounds like they are against themselves. However, to oppose means several things.  In 2 Tim 2:25, to oppose means to set against; to put in opposition with a view...

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