On that day his feet shall stand on the Mount of Olives that lies before Jerusalem on the east, and the Mount of Olives shall be split in two from east to west by a very wide valley, so that one half of the Mount shall move northward, and the other half southward. I advise you to buy gold from me—gold that has been purified by fire. . From 1977-1992 he was the pastor of Lake Gregory Community Church in Crestline, California. I can't promise that you will be sin-free.
Half of the city shall go out into exile, but the rest of the people shall not be cut off from the city. They appear to have a desire for me and they halfway want that deeper experience with me. This is the great and first commandment. One person believes he may eat anything, while the weak person eats only vegetables. For more info see on Christian responses to cultural change in Christianity Today. How have my people been swallowed up by its deception? Jesus was a friend of sinners in that sense.
When your eyes light on it, it is gone, for suddenly it sprouts wings, flying like an eagle toward heaven. Take away the dross from the silver, and the smith has material for a vessel; take away the wicked from the presence of the king, and his throne will be established in righteousness. My people are being seduced by a spirit that moves the flesh, and not the spirit. Resist being carried away by various different kinds and strange new, unheard of, without share in doctrines E. Who did not stay at their post! Choosing the flesh over the Spirit C. If you obey the commandments of the Lord your God that I command you today, by loving the Lord your God, by walking in his ways, and by keeping his commandments and his statutes and his rules, then you shall live and multiply, and the Lord your God will bless you in the land that you are entering to take possession of it. He removed the high places and broke the pillars and cut down the Asherah.
I will give this city and everything in it to their enemies. You may need to begin prayerfully planning a way out of the partnership. Things that are Contrary to God's Word They Have Stopped Loving This Evil World. Clearly Jehoshaphat was a godly man note 2 Chron. For I am with you, and no one will harm you because many people here in this city belong to me. Some issues may be relatively easy to settle. Whether speaking or writing, God has gifted Pastor Greg Laurie with the ability to apply biblical principles to current events in a way that is relevant and easily understood by people of all ages, from all walks of life.
But if you warn the wicked, and he does not turn from his wickedness, or from his wicked way, he shall die for his iniquity, but you will have delivered your soul. I am the one who corrects and disciplines everyone I love. And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself. Store your Treasures in Heaven, where they will never become Moth-Eaten or Rusty and where they will be safe from Thieves. You may not even like my personality although I hope you do! The Danger of Compromise - A New Beginning with Greg Laurie Read The Danger of Compromise from Christian radio ministry A New Beginning with Greg Laurie.
When they start running with the world, they get outsmarted real quick! One person believes he may eat anything, while the weak person eats only vegetables. I have everything I want. For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks intently at his natural face in a mirror. Instead, I want to see a mighty flood of justice, a river of righteous living that will never run dry. Then you will be rich.
And if it is evil in your eyes to serve the Lord, choose this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your fathers served in the region beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you dwell. The best antidote to the allurements and temptations of this world is a passionate love relationship with Jesus Christ. Come to your senses and stop sinning. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect. Later we read of his valiant army and fortified cities 17:12-19. For them, the things of the world and its sensual allurements take precedence over the Word of God Acts 20:30; 1 John 2:16-19. Unless you do, I will come upon you suddenly, as unexpected as a thief.
Yet you have still a few names in Sardis, people who have not soiled their garments, and they will walk with me in white, for they are worthy. It certainly applies to business relationships. Where was the one who knew the Truth? Because of this, wrath has gone out against you from the Lord. And buy ointment for your eyes so you will be able to see. Each one should be fully convinced in his own mind.
The compromising person, on the other hand, reaches no one. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. Do not toil to acquire wealth; be discerning enough to desist. Show me a person who is not living in close fellowship with God and I will show you a person who is on the way to bigger problems. My aim is to walk with God, to follow His Word of truth, and to help you do the same. The Lord our God is the one and only Lord.
Four observations from the story of Jehoshaphat: 1. In such cases I cannot help but wonder whether the foundation of their faith is faulty. Concerning the Laodicean church, Trench observes: Of the absence of heathen adversaries there has been occasion to speak already; but more noticeable still is the fact that there neither appear here nor there Nicolaitans, as at Ephesus, or Balaamites, as at Pergamum, or Jezebelites, as at Thyatira, or those who say they are Jews and are not, as at Smyrna and Philadelphia; seeking to seduce Christ s servants, and constraining them earnestly to contend for the truth. And so he stood by while the godly prophet was hauled off to jail. He took great pride in the ways of the Lord and removed idols from the land.