Ye are like unto whited sepulchres Mat 23:27 The Jewish BackgroundThe imagery of this denunciation would appeal powerfully to a Jewish audience. These whited sepulchres, gleaming in the sun, were a familiar feature in the landscape. You are not to think of them as separate buildings, like the mausoleums of the Romans. They were just … Continue reading Respectable Sin
“The carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the Law of God, neither indeed can be.”Romans 8:7 This is a very solemn indictment which the Apostle Paul here prefers against the carnal mind. He declares it to be enmity against God. When we consider what man once was, only second … Continue reading The Carnal Mind Enmity Against GOD
Q. If Lucifer seriously repented and asked God for forgiveness…would God forgive him? answered by Gali Galit, Messianic, Missionary, Scholastic. . No. . Permit me to explain in context: . Lucifer was not just an angel, but an archangel of God, very powerful, and magnificently perfect in wisdom and beauty (Ezekiel 28:12b). He became prideful … Continue reading When people threw God out, they threw order and morality out.
“And I say unto you, that many shall come from the east and west and shall sit down with Abraham and Isaac and Jacob, in the kingdom of Heaven. But the sons of the kingdom will be cast out into outer darkness. There shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.”Matthew 8:11, 12 THIS is a … Continue reading Heaven and Hell
“ Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.”2 Corinthians 3:17 LIBERTY is the birthright of every man. He may be born a pauper. He may be a foundling. His parentage may be altogether unknown. But liberty is his inalienable birthright. Black may be his skin. He may live uneducated and untaught. He … Continue reading Spiritual Liberty
by Linda Kimbell “To everything there is a season, A time for every purpose under heaven: I said in my heart, "God will judge the righteous and the wicked, since there is a time for every activity and every deed.” Ecclesiastes. 3: 1, 17 "When I was with you day after day in the temple, you … Continue reading The hour of the children of darkness and evil powers.
"Mine enemies would daily swallow me up." Psa 56:2 There are some enemies which only come to us at interludes. But you will note that it was different with the psalmist. It was not rarely and briefly that his enemies fell upon him to destroy him. What inspired his bitter cry was that every day … Continue reading Daily Defilements