EPHESIANS 5:21-33 Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ. 22 Wives, submit to your husbands as to the Lord. 23 For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church, his body, of which he is the Savior. 24 Now as the church submits to Christ,Continue reading “Ephesians 5: Ideals for Husbands and Wives”
“Clean living” would be the lifestyle Christ Jesus modeled. Moreover, for us, this means personal sacrifice and maturing repentance (learning along the Way). These two go hand in hand.
Forgiveness is all over every verse, but yet never stated.
Titus 3:1-15 Remind the people to be subject to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready to do whatever is good, 2 to slander no one, to be peaceable and considerate, and to show true humility toward all men. 3 At one time we too were foolish, disobedient, deceived and enslaved by all kinds ofContinue reading “Titus 3 (Part 1): Good Works in His Order”
“We must embrace grace in a corrective manner.”
“There is the need for an enduring relational pattern demonstrated within the Church from which others can learn.”
1 Timothy 6:6-12 “But godliness with contentment is great gain. 7 For we brought nothing into the world, and we can take nothing out of it. 8 But if we have food and clothing, we will be content with that. 9 People who want to get rich fall into temptation and a trap and intoContinue reading “1 TIMOTHY 6: CONTENTMENT IN GOD’S ORDER”
1 Timothy 5:1-25 “Do not rebuke an older man harshly, but exhort him as if he were your father. Treat younger men as brothers, 2 older women as mothers, and younger women as sisters, with absolute purity. 3 Give proper recognition to those widows who are really in need. 4 But if a widow hasContinue reading “1 TIMOTHY 5: MUTUAL LOVE IN EVERY RELATIONSHIP”
1 Timothy 4:1-16 “The Spirit clearly says that in later times some will abandon the faith and follow deceiving spirits and things taught by demons. 2 Such teachings come through hypocritical liars, whose consciences have been seared as with a hot iron. 3 They forbid people to marry and order them to abstain from certainContinue reading “1 TIMOTHY 4: DON’T GET SIDETRACKED”