(Exodus 13:1-2 NIV) The LORD said to Moses, “Consecrate to me every firstborn male. The first offspring of every womb among the Israelites belongs to me, whether human or animal.” (Exodus 13:12-13 NIV) you are to give over to the LORD the first offspring of...
(Haggai 1:5-7 NIV) Now this is what the LORD Almighty says: “Give careful thought to your ways. ( You have planted much, but harvested little. You eat, but never have enough. You drink, but never have your fill. You put on clothes, but are not warm. You earn...
(Haggai 1:5-7 NIV) Now this is what the LORD Almighty says: “Give careful thought to your ways. You have planted much, but harvested little. You eat, but never have enough. You drink, but never have your fill. You put on clothes, but are not warm. You earn...
(1 Timothy 6:9-10 NIV) Those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a trap and into many foolish and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction. For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, eager for money, have wandered...
Only God Can Judge Me
(Matthew 7:1-2 NIV) “Do not judge, or you too will be judged. For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.
(John 7:24 NLT) Look beneath the surface so you can judge correctly.” (John 7:24 NIV) Stop judging by mere appearances, but instead judge correctly.”
√ CORRECT way and a INCORRECT way to judge.
• Incorrect steals JOY & PEACE. (Matthew 7:3-5 NIV) “Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother’s eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye? How can you say to your brother, ‘Let me take the speck out of your eye,’ when all the time there is a plank in your own eye? You hypocrite, first take the plank out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother’s eye.
(Matthew 7:3-5 MSG) “. . . It’s easy to see a smudge on your neighbor’s face and be oblivious to the ugly sneer on your own. . . . playing a holier-than-thou part instead of just living your part. . . . ”
(Romans 14:1 MSG) ‘Welcome with open arms fellow believers who don’t see things the way you do. And don’t jump all over them every time they do or say something you don’t agree with—even when it seems that they are strong on opinions but weak in the faith department. Remember, they have their own history to deal with. Treat them gently.’
√ COMMITMENT. (Proverbs 27:17 NLT) As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend.
(Acts 2:46 NIV) Every day they continued to meet together in the temple courts. They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts,