July 27, 2019 @ 7:46 AM
1 John 2:16 “For all that [is] in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.”
For all that the world is; the lusts of the body and mind and prideful thinking when man compares himself to others to see how he measures up in the world. Where lusts of the body and mind are simply needs and wants of the human condition. Where pride is man glorifying himself for his accomplishments or state of excellence as a person above others [in his mind].
2 Corinthians 10:12-13, 17-18 “For we dare not make ourselves of the number, or compare ourselves with some that commend themselves: but they measuring themselves by themselves, and comparing themselves ...
July 20, 2019 @ 7:00 AM
Mark 8:34-37 “And when he had called the people [unto him] with his disciples also, he said unto them, Whosoever will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me. For whosoever will save his life shall lose it; but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel's, the same shall save it. For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? Or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?”
Death is spoken of frequently in the Bible and the meaning of death in the Bible is symbolic and representative.
1 John 2:15-17 “Love not the world, neither the things [that are] in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not ...
July 10, 2019 @ 8:00 AM
What is the “will of God” for man according to the Bible?
Exodus 20:2-3 “I [am] the LORD thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. Thou shalt have no other gods before me.”
One of the LORD God’s desires for man, which is portrayed in a “commandment”, is that man only serve the LORD. This means the LORD would like man to follow his rules [of life], which is his also his “will” for man. In other words this is what the LORD really wants for man. And keep in mind, his “will” for man is meant to be helpful to man and not a burden. But what does this really mean?
Judges 2:17 “And yet they would not hearken unto their ...
July 4, 2019 @ 7:30 AM
Genesis 3:22-23 “And the LORD God said, Behold, the man is become as one of us, to know good and evil: and now, lest he put forth his hand, and take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live for ever: Therefore the LORD God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from whence he was taken.”
Man as a god [unto himself] thinks he knows something and thinks he knows a way. But man as a god unto himself cannot live in the Garden of the LORD God.
Genesis 3:24 “So he drove out the man; and he placed at the east of the garden of Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life.”
The LORD says that man cannot obtain the tree of life on his own terms using ...