Tag Archives: God’s rules

Honoring God; July 29, 2022


Ezra 6:20 The priests and Levites had purified themselves and were all ceremonially clean. The Levites slaughtered the Passover lamb for all the exiles, for their brothers the priests and for themselves. This might seem like an inconsequential detail in … Continue reading

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Knowing God; April 24, 2022


Isaiah 40:28 Do you not know? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He will not grow tired or weary, and his understanding no one can fathom. The verses … Continue reading

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Jonah; July 31, 2021


Jonah 2:8 “Those who cling to worthless idols forfeit the grace that could be theirs.” Just recently there was a news item from the US that greatly illuminated the story of Jonah. A swimmer was indeed taken into the mouth … Continue reading

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Legalism; May 28, 2021


2 Chron 30:18-20 Although most of the many people who came from Ephraim, Manasseh, Issachar and Zebulun had not purified themselves, yet they ate the Passover, contrary to what was written. But Hezekiah prayed for them, saying, “May the Lord, … Continue reading

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Marriage; July 27, 2020


Matthew 19:4-6 “Haven’t you read,” he replied, “that at the beginning the Creator ‘made them male and female,’ and said, ‘For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two … Continue reading

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Condemnation; July 19, 2020


Matthew 12:7-8 “If you had known what these words mean, ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice,’ you would not have condemned the innocent. For the Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath.” What caught my eye about this just now … Continue reading

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Stewardship of Our Bodies; May 21, 2020


Exodus 15:26 He said, “If you listen carefully to the voice of the Lord your God and do what is right in his eyes, if you pay attention to his commands and keep all his decrees, I will not bring … Continue reading

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Faith; April 13, 2020


Luke 24:25 He said to them, “How foolish you are, and how slow of heart to believe all that the prophets have spoken!” This doesn’t seem very politically correct to us, but it was spoken in love. That’s a good … Continue reading

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Rules; March 24, 2020


1 Timothy 1:5 The goal of this command is love, which comes from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith. You can extrapolate from this that the purpose of every rule in the Church should be … Continue reading

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A Jealous God; December 18, 2019


Matthew 6:21, 24 “For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” “No one can serve two masters. Either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise … Continue reading

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