All Other Ground Is Sinking Sand (Matthew 7:24-27)

All Other Ground Is Sinking Sand (Matthew 7:24-27)

I have finally lived long enough to see this text begin to come to fruition in the lives of people my age. It seems to have taken a while for me to notice, but I have looked around to see calamity after calamity tear the lives of people my age apart. They built their...
You May Think You Know Jesus, But Does Jesus Know You? (Matthew 7:21-23)

You May Think You Know Jesus, But Does Jesus Know You? (Matthew 7:21-23)

To have faith in Christ is more than reciting a prayer. True faith in Christ produces good works. Where there is no true faith, there is a rebellion against God’s Word. The person who really goes through The Narrow Gate (Christ) also walks in The Narrow Way (follows Christ’s commands). Those that claim faith in Christ without following Christ will find, in the end, that they are not really one of Christ’s people.

Beware the False Prophet (Matthew 7:15-18)

Beware the False Prophet (Matthew 7:15-18)

A few hundred years after God the Son took on human flesh and became man a man named Arius taught, and persuaded most of Christianity that Jesus was not God. A heresy that taught that God the Son was less that God had run rampant throughout the world. Through the...
God Gives So That You Can Give (Matthew 7:6-12)

God Gives So That You Can Give (Matthew 7:6-12)

You are headed back to class very soon. You will again be amid people that you both love to be around and hate to be around. School crams your dearest friends together with those who treat you the worst. It also has a way of either growing your faith in Christ or...
Judge Not, But Do Judge (Matthew 7:1-6)

Judge Not, But Do Judge (Matthew 7:1-6)

This passage of Scripture is cited quite often today. And, most of the time it is cited for the wrong reasons. It is a favorite among those who wish to sin without consequences, yet it does serve the believer tremendously when interpreted rightly. The simple idea is...