Colossians 3:12-17


Breakdown in the Greek/Hebrew Colossians 3:12 Put on therefore as the elect (chosen) of God holy and beloved bowels of mercies (pity, compassion, favor, grace) kindness (goodness, uprightness, gentleness.) humbleness of mind ((“humility”) means living in complete dependence on the Lord, i.e. with no reliance on self (the flesh) meekness (gentleness, mildness) longsuffering (patience, forbearance, slowness inContinue reading “Colossians 3:12-17”

Now what?


Now that you are In Christ what happens next? What is your job and your position? Romans 8:12Therefore, brethren, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live after the flesh. 13For if ye live after the flesh, ye shall die: but if ye through the Spirit do mortify the deeds of the body, yeContinue reading “Now what?”

The Southern New Year


If you are in the South you make sure you get you some good ole Greens and Black Eyed Peas. Why? According to About.com it’s “the first food to be eaten on New Year’s Day for luck and prosperity throughout the year ahead.” Wikipedia says, “The traditional meal also includes collard, turnip, or mustard greens,Continue reading “The Southern New Year”

Do you show forth the fruit?


Galatians 5 5 Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage. 2 Behold, I Paul say unto you, that if ye be circumcised, Christ shall profit you nothing. 3 For I testify again to every man that is circumcised, that he is a debtorContinue reading “Do you show forth the fruit?”

Father of Lights


James 1:16Do not err, my beloved brethren. 17Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning. 18Of his own will begat he us with the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits ofContinue reading “Father of Lights”