Tag Archives: Purity

Is The Truth In You? – 1 John 2:4

1 John 2:4 – He that saith, I know him, and keepeth not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him. I believe in the grace of God, but does grace allow us to do what we want without any regard to obedience? No. While our righteousness cannot obtain life by […]

Good Manners – 1 Corinthians 15:33

1 Corinthians 15:33 – Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners. We have a saying here in the South, “Would you kiss your mama with that mouth?”   This response to someone’s ugly words and filthy communication suggests that our mouths are polluted by what comes out.  Whether it is cussing or just words spoken […]

Biblical Reflections: 2 Timothy 2:22

2 Timothy 2:22 – Flee also youthful lusts: but follow righteousness, faith, charity, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart. I imagine that after his conversion, the Apostle Paul was an excellent mentor. The book of Acts mentions several men that Paul counted as sons in the faith. We […]

Biblical Reflections: Luke 6:27-28

Luke 6:27-28 – But I say unto you which hear, Love your enemies, do good to them which hate you, Bless them that curse you, and pray for them which despitefully use you. In the Old Testament, there was nearly endless war. There was war between nations and war between tribes and even war between families. […]

Biblical Reflections: 1 John 3:1

1 John 3:1 – Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not. Have you taken time today to consider the magnitude of God’s love?  If you haven’t, then you should.   God’s love […]

Biblical Reflections: Matthew 5:8

Matthew 5:8 – Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God. Have you ever tasted water flowing off a mountain in the higher elevation? Few things can compare to the cool pure taste. In many cases you are drinking melted snow when you imbibe such water. It is so good that companies […]

Biblical Reflections: Philippians 4:8

Philippians 4:8 – Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things. It must have been wonderful being part of the […]