Tag Archives: speaking the truth in love

Honesty; May 23, 2018


Matthew 22:18 But Jesus, knowing their evil intent, said, “You hypocrites, why are you trying to trap me?” These passages were chosen on the basis of God giving or providing things, but here Jesus gives a very astute, politically incorrect … Continue reading

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Who is Jesus?; May 17, 2017


Matthew 16:15 “But what about you?” he asked. “Who do you say I am?” This is the single most important question for any human being on the face of the earth. How it is answered determines the eternal destiny of … Continue reading

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Preconceptions; June 2, 2017


1 Samuel 8:19-20 But the people refused to listen to Samuel. “No!” they said. “We want a king over us. Then we shall be like all the other nations, with a king to lead us and to go out before … Continue reading

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January 8, 2017


Colossians 1:9 For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you and asking God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through all spiritual wisdom and understanding. This is a … Continue reading

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October 15, 2016


Luke 6:26 “Woe to you when all men speak well of you, for that is how their fathers treated the false prophets.” This verse really flies in the face of commonly accepted attitudes. I don’t think at all that Jesus … Continue reading

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October 6, 2016


Mark 9:23, 29 “If you can’?” said Jesus. “Everything is possible for him who believes.” … He replied, “This kind can come out only by prayer.” I have always loved the father’s exclamation in verse 24, but just now what … Continue reading

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July 5, 2016


Psalm 74:12 But you, O God, are my king from of old; you bring salvation upon the earth. It is clear that the Psalms are not arranged in chronological sequence, because this one was obviously late, after the destruction of … Continue reading

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