for when Gentiles, who do not have the law, by nature do the things in the law, these, although not having the law, are a law to themselves, who show the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness, and between themselves theirthoughts accusing or else excusing them Rom 2:14-15 … Continue reading What about those who have never heard the gospel?
Month: February 2010
How to please God.
"Whoever offers praise glorifies Me; And to him who orders his conduct aright I will show the salvation of God." Ps 50:23 Although the entire bible is the Word of God, it is really cool to read the words that God has literally spoken. When we read His words it helps us to understand His … Continue reading How to please God.
How to overcome temptation
Then Jesus, being filled with the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness, being tempted for forty days by the devil. Luke 4:1-2 A great building may take years to build, but it can fall in a day. Even so, the greatest men can fall in a … Continue reading How to overcome temptation
A banquet during wartime.
You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; You anoint my head with oil; My cup runs over. Ps 23:5. Imagine a battle scene where the enemy army arrives with swords and spears and bows and arrows, horses and chariots, and other equipment of war. The enemy is there to wipe you … Continue reading A banquet during wartime.
What is your portion?
[Save me] O LORD, From men of the world who have their portion in this life, And whose belly You fill with Your hidden treasure. They are satisfied with children, And leave the rest of their possession for their babes. As for me, I will see Your face in righteousness; I shall be satisfied when … Continue reading What is your portion?
How seeking happiness can make you miserable
O my soul, you have said to the Lord, “You are my Lord, My goodness is nothing apart from You.” 3 As for the saints who are on the earth, “They are the excellent ones, in whom is all my delight.” Their sorrows shall be multiplied who hasten after another god; Their drink offer ings … Continue reading How seeking happiness can make you miserable
Swear to your own hurt, and do not change.
LORD, who may abide in Your tabernacle? Who may dwell in Your holy hill? ....He who swears to his own hurt and does not change. Ps 15:1,3 A person who swears to his own hurt and does not change stands in very high esteem in my eyes. And that's a shame, because every person should be … Continue reading Swear to your own hurt, and do not change.