Archive for 'Integrity'

Taking Oaths

Matthew 5: 33-37 1Kg 19:19-21 / Psa 16:1b-2a,5,7-10 I tell you, do not swear at all: either by heaven, for it is God’s throne; or by the earth, for it is his footstool; or by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the Great King. (Matthew 5:34-35) Lord, don’t let my mouth be debased When […]

Tending God’s Sheep

John 21:15-19 Acts 25:13-21 / Ps 103 Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these? (John 21:15) Have we led God’s sheep in meadows green? Spread His Word for which we were called? Let’s ask ourselves if we have been The worthy shepherds of His fold. After they had finished breakfast, Jesus […]

Integrity vs. Ingenuity

Luke 16:9-15 Phil 4:10-19 / Psa 112 The person who is trustworthy in very small matters is also trustworthy in great ones. (Luke 16: 10) We may forfeit talent or wisdom, Or lose possessions, power or health; But if it makes us lose God’s kingdom, The worst tragedy of all is wealth. Jesus said, “I […]

Desecrating the Temple

John 2: 13-22 Ezek 47:1-2,8-9,12 / Psa 46 /1Cor 3:9c-11,16-17 Take these out of here, and stop making My Father’s house a marketplace.” (John 2:16) Let our Church be a font of grace, Where we honor Christ’s sacrifice; Don’t treat it like a marketplace, True worship doesn’t have a price. When it was almost time […]

The Narrow Road to Life

Matthew 7: 6,12-14 Gen 13: 2,5-18 / Psa 15 So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets. (Matthew 7:12) The road is narrow that leads to life, Broad the road that leads to destruction; Thus we must face all trials […]

Greed Breeds Dishonesty

Luke 16: 9-15 Rom 16: 3-9,16,22-27 / Ps 145 No slave can serve two masters; for a slave will either hate the one and love the other, or be devoted to the one and despise the other. (Luke 16:13) We can become poor in wisdom, Or other things like power and health; But if it […]