Imposters

Today’s verse speaks about imposters who take advantage of people. This warning we read in 2 Corinthians 11:20 is clear. There are people who claim to be Christians but who are not living as Christ intended. They take advantage. They live for the spotlight. They like to be in charge. As they try to live … Continue reading Imposters

Watch Who You Keep Close

The Bible again and again mentions not making treaties with others. It might seem strange to us because we don’t usually go around making treaties. When we thinking of treaties, we think of government alliances. So what can we glean from all of these verses that tell us to “make no treaties”? These alliances were … Continue reading Watch Who You Keep Close

Pure Heart Companions

What a great command from Paul to Timothy in his second letter. He says, “So flee youthful passions and pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace, along with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart.” We are to run from our youthful passions. Instead we are to pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace. … Continue reading Pure Heart Companions

Bad Alliances

Jehoshaphat followed God and his obedience brought him wealth and honor. Even so, there are times when we can make some poor decisions that can end up pulling us away from God. Jehoshaphat’s poor decision was making bad alliances. In 2 Chronicles 18, we read about the first bad alliance. This was a marriage alliance … Continue reading Bad Alliances