Matthew 19:20,21 20. The young man saith unto him, All these things have I kept from my youth up: what lack I yet? 21. Jesus said unto him, If thou wilt be perfect, go and sell that thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come follow me. ref. - Lk 12:33 - Sell that ye have, and give alms; provide yourselves bags which wax not old, a treasure in heaven that faileth not, where no thief approacheth, neither moth corrupteth. Do you believe the
Romans 13:12 The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armor of light. ref. - Eph 6:13 - Wherefore take unto you the whole armor of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand. When we are ignorant or disobedient to the call of God and his will we are in darkness. We are not willing to claim disobedience if we are ignorant and we are too prideful if disobedient.
Romans 7:4 Wherefore, my brethren, ye also are become dead to the law by the body of Christ; that ye should be married to another, even to him that is raised from the dead, that we should bring forth fruit unto God. ref. - Ro 6:14 - For sin shall not have dominion over you: for ye are not under the law, but under grace. Gal 2:19 - For I through the law am dead to the law, that I might live unto God. 2 Cor 11:2 - For I am jealous over you with godly jealousy: for I have espous
Luke 12:28-30 28 - If then God so clothe the grass, which is today in the field, and tomorrow is cast into the oven; how much more will he clothe you, O ye of little faith? 29 - And seek not what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink, neither be ye of a doubtful mind. 30 - For all these things do the nations of the world seek after: and your Father knoweth that ye have need of these things. ref. - Mt 6:31,32 - Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shal
1 Timothy 3:8 Likewise must the deacons be grave, not doubletongued, not given to much wine, not greedy of filthy lucre; So many times today, we seek out "positions" and titles. We seek them for various reasons but many times we forget the responsibilities that come along with these titles and positions. Many go about wanting power or to Lord over others, or even to find financial gain. Either way, the expectation of special treatment is usually included in these desires.
Revelation 7:13-17 13. And one of the elders answered, saying unto me, What are these which are arrayed in white robes? and whence came they? 14. And I said unto him, Sir, thou knows. And he said to me, These are they which came out of the great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb. 15. Therefor are they before the throne of God, and serve him day and night in his temple: and he that sitters on the throne shall dwell among the
Psalms 43 1 Judge me, O God, and plead my cause against an ungodly nation: O deliver me from the deceitful and unjust man. 2 For thou art the God of my strength: why dost thou cast me off? why go I mourning because of the oppression of the enemy? 3 O send out thy light and thy truth: let them lead me; let them bring me unto thy holy hill, and to thy tabernacles. 4 Then will I go unto the altar of God, unto God my exceeding joy: yea, upon the harp will I praise thee, O God my