Tag Archives: context

Salvation; March 25, 2019


Romans 3:22-24 This righteousness from God comes through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe. There is no difference, for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and are justified freely by his grace through … Continue reading

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Opposition; January 24, 2019


Matthew 11:1 After Jesus had finished instructing his twelve disciples, he went on from there to teach and preach in the towns of Galilee. I think the NIV translators did their readers a real disservice here by saying, “in the … Continue reading

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Context; December 31, 2018


Isaiah 43:189 “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past.” Context is essential when reading the Bible. God has just referenced when He divided the Red Sea, which was several hundred years in the past when He said … Continue reading

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Responding to God’s Provision; May 22, 2018


Matthew 21:43-44 “Therefore I tell you that the kingdom of God will be taken away from you and given to a people who will produce its fruit. He who falls on this stone will be broken to pieces, but he … Continue reading

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Conceit; April 14, 2018


Habakkuk 2:4 “See, he is puffed up; his desires are not upright— but the righteous will live by his faith —” Because verses 2 and 3 were given to this church repeatedly years ago, I have tended to skip over … Continue reading

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Responding to Situations; March 29, 2018


Luke 22:35-36 Then Jesus asked them, “When I sent you without purse, bag or sandals, did you lack anything?” “Nothing,” they answered. He said to them, “But now if you have a purse, take it, and also a bag; and … Continue reading

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