1 Corinthians 5:1-2: It is actually reported that there is sexual immorality among you, and of a kind that is not tolerated even among pagans, for a man has his father’s wife. And you are arrogant! Ought you not rather to mourn? Let him who has done this be removed from among you. John Piper … More Mourn rather than boast
And the scribes of the Pharisees, when they saw that he was eating with sinners and tax collectors, said to his disciples, “Why does he eat with tax collectors and sinners?” And when Jesus heard it, he said to them, “Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick. … More The Great Physician came to the sick
I cry aloud to God, aloud to God, and he will hear me. In the day of my trouble I seek the Lord; in the night my hand is stretched out without wearying; my soul refuses to be comforted. Psalm 77:1-3 ~From Coty Pinckney, “When God Doesn’t Answer, A Sermon on Psalm 77” The night … More William Cowper’s poem based on Psalm 77
In our Bible reading for today, we come to Joshua 13-14 where God promises an elderly Joshua that he WILL complete what he started. This is a theme we see again in the New Testament: And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion … More God completes what he starts
April 6 1 Corinthians 5 (ESV) Sexual Immorality Defiles the Church 5:1 It is actually reported that there is sexual immorality among you, and of a kind that is not tolerated even among pagans, for a man has his father’s wife. 2 And you are arrogant! Ought you not rather to mourn? Let him who has done this … More April 6 1 Corinthians 5
In 1 Corinthians 4:7 Paul says, And what do you have that you did not receive? But if you did receive it, why do you boast as if you had not received it? John Piper, in “Sustained by All His Grace”- The answer to that first question is “nothing.” “What do you have that you … More What do you have that you did not receive?
And when Jesus saw their faith, he said to the paralytic, “Son, your sins are forgiven.”— Mark 2:5 ESV J. C. Ryle asked: “Who can doubt that to the end of his days this man would thank God for his paralysis?” We are told that one paralyzed was brought to our Lord, at Capernaum, in … More Thank God for his paralysis?