It's been tough to stay focused on my daily Bible reading. Perhaps in these troubling times this Psalm should serve as our prayer... He Will Tread Down Our Foes Psa 60:1 To the chief Musician upon Shushaneduth, Michtam of David, to teach; when he strove with Aramnaharaim and with Aramzobah, when Joab returned, and smote of… Continue reading Psalm 60:11 – Give us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man.
Years ago I had opportunity to listen to Dr. S. Lewis Johnson’s sermon on John 3:16. Highly recommend it either audio or text versions, he very clearly speaks about the “world”. https://sljinstitute.net/gospel-of-john/the-greatest-text-of-all/
by Mike Ratliff
16 οὕτως γὰρ ἠγάπησεν ὁ θεὸς τὸν κόσμον, ὥστε τὸν υἱὸν τὸν μονογενῆ ἔδωκεν, ἵνα πᾶς ὁ πιστεύων εἰς αὐτὸν μὴ ἀπόληται ἀλλʼ ἔχῃ ζωὴν αἰώνιον. John 3:16 (NA28)
16 For God so loved the world that He gave His only son that everyone believing in Him should not perish but have life eternal.John 3:16 (translated from the NA28 Greek text)
The first verse I memorized in Sunday School as a child was John 3:16 from the King James Bible. This must have been sometime around 1956-1957 since I did not learn to read until the 1st grade. My mother even had a plaque made with that verse on it and put it on the wall over my bed. I still have the little white New Testament I got for memorizing the most verses in my class that year. So what? When I look back…
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Let's read that again... 2 Timothy 3:12 Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.Old John Gill comments.. 2 Timothy 3:12 Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus,.... All that live according to the will of God revealed in his word; and to the glory of God, as… Continue reading 2 Timothy 3:12 Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.
Years ago I was involved with a discussion at our church concerning where a good Biblically sound but controversial individual could lead our Sunday School class. As a non-member he was not qualified to lead. He remained an active participant. But leadership remained vested in those actually qualified as members. But what happens if someone… Continue reading Church Discipline or Dealing with False Teaching