Category: Soberness

It Is Far Too Easy…

John 14:15, 23 “If ye love me, KEEP MY COMMANDMENTS… 23 Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will KEEP MY WORDS: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him.” Ecclesiastes 12:13 “Let us hear the conclusion of the whole…

Not Passive But All Of Grace (Part One)

Not Passive But All Of Grace (Part One) 1 Timothy 4:12 “Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity. 13 Till I come, give attendance to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine. 14 Neglect not the gift that…

Word Study: Reasonable Service

Reasonable Service How do we know what our reasonable service is to be unless we search the word of God, ponder it, pray about it, and ask “Lord, what would you have me to do in light thereof?” Besides, what is our reasonable service? Didn’t the Apostle Paul say “with the mind I myself SERVE…

Exhortation: Throughly Furnished Unto All Good Works

Throughly Furnished Unto All Good Works How am I to know how to engage myself in every situation? How am I to be careful to maintain good works? How am I to seek to adorn the Gospel of Christ? And how am I to maintain a conversation that becometh a Gospel profession? By heeding the…

(Study Notes) Proverbs 1:2

Proverbs 1:2 Matthew 13:10 And the disciples came, and said unto him, Why speakest thou unto them in parables? 11 He answered and said unto them, Because it is given unto you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not given. 12 For whosoever hath, to him shall be…

Compassion and Condemnation

Compassion and Condemnation What is true compassion and what is true condemnation? What does it mean to have biblical compassion on another and what does it mean to condemn another? To condemn another is to effectively judge them as lost, damned. It is also to esteem yourself as being intrinsically superior to another and/or to…

The Bible on Strife and Contention – Part One

The Bible on Strife and Contention Part One Much has been said on the need to avoid discord amongst the brethren — and rightly so. This has been a matter laid heavily on my heart recently, partly out of true conviction and partly out of what I perceive to be a serious misunderstanding concerning the matter.…