Archive for 'Discipline'

Teaching about the Law

Matthew 5: 17-19 Deut 4:1,5-9 / Psa 147 . . . whoever practices and teaches these commands will be called great in the kingdom of heaven. (Matthew 5:19) It is not love to spare the rod, Too much freedom, we’ll pay the price; Obedience to the laws of God Will assure us of Paradise. Jesus […]

The Lord’s Discipline

John 16:20-23 Acts 18: 9-18 / Ps 47:2-7 Amen, Amen, I say to you, you will weep and mourn, while the world rejoices; you will grieve, but your grief will turn to joy. (John 16:20) Is your life now filled with sorrow? Don’t dwell in anguish and complain; Just be patient, for tomorrow Brings hope […]

The Purpose of Fasting

Matthew 9: 14-15 Isa 58:1-9a / Psa 51 For You do not desire sacrifice, a burnt offering You would not accept. My sacrifice is a broken spirit; Lord, do not spurn a broken, humbled heart. (Psalm 51:18-19) If we wish to be a devout Follower of our Lord Jesus Christ, We must abstain and do […]

Becoming a Soldier of Christ

Matthew 8: 5-11 Is 4:2-6/ Ps 122: 1-9 Lord, I am not worthy to have you enter under my roof; only say the word and my servant will be healed. (Matthew 8: 8) What does it take to be Christ’s soldier To win the battlefield within? All it takes is total surrender, And for God’s […]

Vigilance Discipline & Prayer

Luke 21: 34-36 Dan 7:15-27 / Dan 3:82-87 For that day will assault everyone who lives on the face of the earth. Be vigilant at all times and pray that you have the strength to escape the tribulations that are imminent and to stand before the Son of Man. (Luke 21:35-36) Let no carousing or […]

God’s Love is in Children

Matthew 19: 13-15 Ez 18: 1-10. 13b. 30-32 / Ps 51: 12-15,18-19 “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” (Matthew 19: 14) Faith has led us all to believe That of all the gifts God has given, Including this life […]