Sanctification

Killing Sin: Anger

“Rest in the Lord, and wait patiently for Him; Do not fret because of him who prospers in his way, because of the man who brings wicked schemes to pass. Cease from anger, and forsake wrath; Do not fret—it only causes harm.” – Psalm 37:7-8 Anger can be a volatile emotion in many people, especially…

Killing Sin: Pride

“These six things the Lord hates, Yes, seven are an abomination to Him: A proud look, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood, a heart that devises wicked plans, feet that are swift in running to evil, a false witness who speaks lies, and one who sows discord among brethren.” – Proverbs 6:16-19 As we’ve been examining…

Christian Fellowship

“But if we walk in the light as He is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanses us from all sin.” – 1 John 1:7 Koinonia fellowship, literally partnership with other believers, is essential for our spiritual health and our well-being as members of…

God’s Watchful Eyes

“The eyes of the Lord are in every place, keeping watch on the evil and the good.” – Proverbs 15:3As Scripture reveals, the awesome character and attributes of God, we find Him using them to rightly enforce His law. The simple, yet amazing truth of v. 3 provides such enforcement. The watching eyes of the…

The Joy of Forgiveness

“Many sorrows shall be to the wicked; But he who trusts in the Lord, mercy shall surround him. Be glad in the Lord and rejoice, you righteous; And shout for joy, all you upright in heart! – Psalm 32:10‭-‬11 These two verses, penned by King David, conclude a wonderful psalm that teaches us about the…

Regeneration and Renewal

“But when the kindness and the love of God our Savior toward man appeared, not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to His mercy He saved us, through the washing of regeneration and renewing of the Holy Spirit,” Titus 3:4-5 As Paul has painted the backdrop of the depravity of man…