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1Co 5.11 +

1Co 5.11

“…If any man that is called a brother be a fornicator or covetous or an idolater

or a railer or a drunkard or an extortioner; with such an one no not to eat.

[“railer”- uttering bitter complaint]

 

“You may say, ‘Well, I’m going to have my rights.’

Maybe you will, but you may not have your grace.”

– S D Herron /Fr. the Heart of Pres. Herron/

 

Jer 32.17 Ah Lord GOD! behold, thou hast MADE the Heaven and the Earth by thy great power and stretched out arm, and there is nothing too hard for thee: -God made Heaven, Earth, World # 28

 

“The closer He came to Calvary, the narrower the group became.”

– S D Herron /Fr. the Heart of Pres. Herron/

 

TANGLED DREAM  

Will we look from the other shore,

Of death’s cold, rushing stream,

And see all our “reality,”

Was but a tangled dream?

– eab, Jan. ’05

 

Joh 15.19

“If ye were of the world, the world would love his own: but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you.”

 

The devil is not scared of a “form of godliness,” in fact he uses such to slyly damn souls. It’s when a man, when a woman, reaches for & with holy determination reaches through into the richness of God’s Power that satan is disturbed. Expect a fight from him, but after the fight expect his flight. You & God make a wonderful majority.

– eab, 1/9/19

 

“St. Paul, himself a widower, enjoins bishops to marry…”

– Martin Luther /Table Talk/

 

Do you expect heaven to have ball parks & arenas with highly-paid players & scantily-clad cheerleaders? Be honest. I hope you readily see carnal actions & appetites will not be there. So, why are you going? “Well, many professed christians are going.” Sadly, I understand that, but that doesn’t answer the question – Why are YOU going? An appetite for worldly fun reveals a worldly heart (except in very new christians). Reach for the higher pleasures Christ has for you.

– eab, 1/10/19

 

“A woman is, or at least should be,

a friendly, courteous and merry companion in life…”

– Martin Luther /Table talk/

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