Posts from August 2019

Posts from August 2019

Servant to all

Scripture (Phl 2:2-4) The specifics of Paul’s exhortation to the Philippians regarding love and humility among believers. Fulfill my joy by being like-minded, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind. Let nothing be done through selfish ambition or conceit, but in lowliness of mind let each esteem others better than himself. Let each of you look out not only for his own interests, but also for the interests of others. Blue Letter Bible Study Guide a.…

Are you being a sign of the Faith?

 Phil 1:28 without being frightened in any way by those who oppose you. This is a sign to them that they will be destroyed, but that you will be saved—and that by God. This verse hit me hard today! Without being frightened in ANY WAY to those who OPPOSE you. First, Let’s talk about opposition. Opposition could in fact be people, but more often I find it is the enemy that is my opposition. The Bible says we wrestle NOT…

Let’s Stop deceiving ourselves!

James 1:22 But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. Blue Letter Bible Study a. But be doers of the word, and not hearers only: We must receive God’s word as doers, not merely hearers. To take comfort in the fact you have heard God’s word when you haven’t done it is to deceive yourself. i. In the ancient world, it was common for people to hear a teacher. But if you followed the teacher and…

Others-Centered

James 1:19 So then, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath; for the wrath of man does not produce the righteousness of God. Blue letter Bible study insights a. Slow to wrath; for the wrath of man does not produce the righteousness of God: In light of the nature of temptation and the goodness of God, we must take special care to be slow to wrath, because our wrath does not…

Doubt

The 1st chapter in the book of James talks about how we as Christ followers are to believe and not doubt, because he who doubts is like a wave of the sea, blown and tossed by the wind. THat man should not think he will receive anything from the Lord he is a DOUBLE_MINDED man, unstable in all he does. WOW DOUBT is a big issue.. REAL TALK…. at times I fight WORRY! I try so hard not to worry…