Tag Archives: Spiritual

I John 2:16-17

1 John 2:16-17, “For all that is in the world–the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life–is not of the Father but is of the world. And the world is passing away, and … Continue reading

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Life Happens!

Hebrews: 11:1, “Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” 11:6, “But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that … Continue reading

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I John 2:15

1 John 2:15, “Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.” Now remember that John is still talking to the Christians that he … Continue reading

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I John 2:12-14

1 John 2:12, “I write to you, little children, Because your sins are forgiven you for His name’s sake.” John, the Beloved Apostle begins to change his tone from the previous verses. He begins by addressing the Christians he’s writing … Continue reading

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I John 2:9-11

1 John 2:9, “He who says he is in the light, and hates his brother, is in darkness until now.” As the Apostle is apt to do, he is reiterating what he has put down in the previous verses and … Continue reading

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Some Spiritual Practicalities

I was looking through my notes on messages I have wanted to teach on and ran across this one that I actually meant to post some time ago. As with all things though, when you “try” to serve the Lord … Continue reading

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I John 2:3-4

1 John 2:3, “Now by this we know that we know Him, if we keep His commandments.” Have any doubts that you are a Christian, a true follower of Christ Jesus? Any doubts that you are a true believer, born-again, … Continue reading

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I John 2:2

1 John 2:2, “And He Himself is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the whole world.” In the first verse we discussed at length the Advocacy of Christ Jesus. He is our Interceder, … Continue reading

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Church – The Body of Christ

2 Samuel 7:1-7, “Now it came about when the king lived in his house, and the LORD had given him rest on every side from all his enemies, that the king said to Nathan the prophet, “See now, I dwell … Continue reading

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Waging War

Originally posted on Matthew Winters (Honest Thoughts from a Pastor):
This post will be a big strong, so you might want to put your big boy/girl pants on if you’re easily offended. Maybe you are part of a Christian denomination…

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