Sometimes it is Love to Subdue Your Enemies

My two oldest sons have been enrolled in a Judo school for a few months now. I appreciate the discipline they are learning and I don’t have any problem with my boys learning how to defend themselves or others. On the other hand, I work hard to teach them to control themselves and they knowContinue reading “Sometimes it is Love to Subdue Your Enemies”

Considering Proverbs 11:12

He that is void of wisdom despiseth his neighbour: but a man of understanding holdeth his peace. If there is one thing we have in abundance these days, it is the tendency towards despising our neighbor. It is easy to despise things that we do not understand. It is easy to despise people who sinContinue reading “Considering Proverbs 11:12”

These Things Saith He – Scriptures for Ephesus

“This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you.” All things should be done out of love towards Jesus and our fellow man. It does not matter how right we are factually; if our heart or spirit is not right, then the good that we might do is corrupted andContinue reading “These Things Saith He – Scriptures for Ephesus”

Love Your Enemies

43 Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. 44 But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you; 45 That ye may be the children ofContinue reading “Love Your Enemies”

The 7 Churches of Revelation: I Have Been as Ephesus Too

In my previous article I discussed my interpretation of the church of Ephesus in Revelation 2. If you have not read it, I recommend that you do so that you might understand better what I write now, which are ways in which I have also been as Ephesus. The point of this article series isContinue reading “The 7 Churches of Revelation: I Have Been as Ephesus Too”

On These Contain All the Law and the Prophets

17 Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil. 18 For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled. – Matthew 5:17-18 Although weContinue reading “On These Contain All the Law and the Prophets”

Jesus is Near the Broken Ones. So are the Wolves.

One thing I love about Jesus is His love for the weak. Those who know that they are sinners, those who know that they are lost in this world, those who are not content with this life, those who want to know God and always feel a lack, no matter how much of God theyContinue reading “Jesus is Near the Broken Ones. So are the Wolves.”

Considering Proverbs 10:18

18 He that hideth hatred with lying lips, and he that uttereth a slander, is a fool. Have you ever dealt with someone who praised you to your face then slandered you behind you back? Be honest…maybe you’ve done this too. Sometimes we don’t want to say what we really feel because we have to beContinue reading “Considering Proverbs 10:18”