Jesus answered, “I tell you the truth, you are looking for me, not because you saw miraculous signs but because you ate the loaves and had your fill." Jn 6:26 Its amazing how many people there are in the world who aren't concerned with finding the truth. I recently was on a website where people … Continue reading Lord, give me what I want.
Month: September 2009
You have to be reborn
Jesus answered him, "Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God" John 3:3 If being born again is essential to seeing the kingdom of God, then it is important that we know what it means. What does it mean to be born again? Peter talks … Continue reading You have to be reborn
Don’t try to combine the new with the old
And who would patch an old garment with unshrunk cloth? For the new patch shrinks and pulls away from the old cloth, leaving an even bigger hole than before. And no one puts new wine into old wineskins. The wine would burst the wineskins, spilling the wine and ruining the skins. New wine needs new … Continue reading Don’t try to combine the new with the old
If you fail in this you will die.
Remember that you must ... do everything the Lord requires. If you fail in this, you will die. Lev 8:35 The smartest way to live your life is to figure out the way things work and live accordingly, rather than to fight against what is impossible to change. Some things you can change, some things … Continue reading If you fail in this you will die.
The peril of not taking risks.
"I was afraid I would lose your money, so I hid it..." But the master replied, "You wicked and lazy servant!...Throw this useless servant into outer darkness, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth." Matthew 25:25-26 In the story of the parable of the talents, the Lord talks of a master that gave … Continue reading The peril of not taking risks.
But I didn’t know…
If any [one] does something forbidden by the Lord, they will be guilty even if they sin unintentionally. Lev 4: 27 This verse seems a bit steep. Why should you be guilty if you did something unintentionally? Especially so since God knows the hearts and knows if it was truly done unintentionally or not. This … Continue reading But I didn’t know…