Put it to the Test!

1 Thessalonians 5:19-22 – “Do not quench the Spirit. Do not despise prophecies. Test all things; hold fast what is good. Abstain from every form of evil. NKJV put-it-to-the-test_.mp3 In this letter of 1 Thessalonians, Paul is full of advice. In actuality, his advice is more accurately called exhortations, or words of encouragement meant toContinue reading “Put it to the Test!”

In Everything Give Thanks!

1 Thessalonians 5:18 -“in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” NKJV in-everything-give-thanks_.mp3 This has been a challenging week. Getting back into the swing of teaching, add to that all of the challenges of virtual teaching, and the sum total is that I can truly say, bloggingContinue reading “In Everything Give Thanks!”

Don’t Be a Hater!

1 Thessalonians 5:19-22 – “Do not quench the Spirit. Do not despise prophecies. Test all things; hold fast what is good. Abstain from every form of evil. NKJV dont-be-a-hater_.mp3 I don’t usually skip over a part of a verse, but today, in obedience to the Spirit of God, I must! We are living in aContinue reading “Don’t Be a Hater!”

Rejoice Always!

1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 – “Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. NKJV rejoice-always_.mp3 If you’ve been following my blogs, you know that I have been writing on the requirements that God has for us. In the following blogs, I would likeContinue reading “Rejoice Always!”

God’s Requirements!- Part 2

Micah 6:8 – “He has shown you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you, but to do justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God?” NKJV gods-requirements-2-1.mp3 In my previous post, I left out a very important insight. Micah starts this verse by writing, “He hasContinue reading “God’s Requirements!- Part 2”

Who Did the Father’s Will?

Matthew 21:28-31 – “But what do you think? A man had two sons, and he came to the first and said, ‘Son, go, work today in my vineyard.’ He answered and said, ‘I will not,’ but afterward he regretted it and went. Then he came to the second and said likewise. And he answered andContinue reading “Who Did the Father’s Will?”

Don’t Settle For Less

Genesis 17:17-18 – “Then Abraham fell on his face and laughed, and said in his heart, “Shall a child be born to a man who is one hundred years old? And shall Sarah, who is ninety years old, bear a child? ” And Abraham said to God, “Oh, that Ishmael might live before You!” NKJVContinue reading “Don’t Settle For Less”