The Gospel, life and thorns … part 3

The Gospel, life and thorns ... part 3 Again studying deeper on Deuteronomy 4:1 "Now therefore hearken*, O Israel, unto the statutes and unto the judgments, which I teach you, for to do them**, that ye may live***, and go in and possess the land which the Lord God of your fathers giveth you. *H8085 שָׁמַע shama`... Continue Reading →

The Gospel, life and thorns … part 2

The Gospel, life and thorns ... part 2 Continuing on, we were looking at Deuteronomy 4:1 and the connection Paul makes to our walk of faith. "Now therefore hearken*, O Israel, unto the statutes and unto the judgments, which I teach you, for to do them**, that ye may live***, and go in and possess... Continue Reading →

The Gospel, life and thorns … part 1

The Gospel, life and thorns ... part 1 Deuteronomy 4:1 "Now therefore hearken*, O Israel, unto the statutes and unto the judgments, which I teach you, for to do them**, that ye may live***, and go in and possess the land which the Lord God of your fathers giveth you. *H8085 שָׁמַע shama` (shaw-mah') v. to hear... Continue Reading →

1 Timothy 4:10-13

1 Timothy 4:10-13 10 For therefore we both labour (work hard) and suffer reproach (get defamed and derided), because we trust (expectantly wait) in the living God, who is the Savior of all men, specially of those that believe. John 1:1 “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word... Continue Reading →

1 Timothy 4:6-7

1 Timothy 4:6-7 6 If thou put the brethren in remembrance (under scrutiny/review) of these things, thou shalt be a good (valuable/virtuous) minister (servant in a public post) of Jesus Christ, nourished up (to educate) in the words of faith and of good doctrine (instructions), whereunto thou hast attained (conformed to). Romans 8:29 “For whom he... Continue Reading →

1 Timothy 4:1-2

4 Now the Spirit speaketh expressly (Very out-spoken), that in the latter times some shall depart* from the faith, giving heed to seducing** spirits, and doctrines of devils***; (*G868 ἀφίστημι aphistemi (a-fiy'-stee-miy) v. 1. to remove. 2. (actively) instigate to revolt. 3. (usually, reflexively) to desist, desert, etc./ ** G4108 πλάνος planos (pla'-nos) adj. straying or... Continue Reading →

1 Timothy 1:14-18

14 And the grace of our Lord was exceeding abundant with faith and love which is in Christ Jesus. 15 This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief. 16 Howbeit for this cause I obtained mercy, that in me first Jesus... Continue Reading →

Men and mentors

Three cheers for Mentors  an excerpt from "Authentic Manhood" by Robert Lewis. The power of mentoring is one of the biggest untapped powers of manhood, mentoring provides encouragement, vision, instruction and blessing of a life lived and experience examined. To recognize, announce and inspire hope in younger men, the blessings to future knights in armor, it... Continue Reading →

Inclusion not Replacement

The entirety of the Scriptures is one of inclusion into the covenant. The one covenant of YHVH and His people. The House of Israel, set apart for His kingdom. There is no "new" dispensation.  Isaiah 56:6-7 (HCSB) 6 And the foreigners who join themselves to the Lord minister to Him, love the name of Yahweh and become... Continue Reading →

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