Monthly Archives: October 2013

Daily Passage on Good Works: 1 Peter 2:11-12

Day 15: 1 Peter 2:11-12: Beloved, I beg you as foreigners and pilgrims, to abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul, having good behavior among the nations, so in that of which they speak against you as evildoers, … Continue reading

Posted in Daily Works Verses | Tagged , , ,

Daily Passage on Good Works: 2 Timothy 3:16-17

Day 14: 2 Timothy 3:16-17: Every Scripture is God-breathed and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good work. Purpose of This Post … Continue reading

Posted in Daily Works Verses | Tagged , , ,

The Weapon of Fear

On some have compassion, making a difference, and others save with fear, pulling them out of the fire, hating even the garment spotted by the flesh. (Jude 22-23) I promised yesterday to explain the proper role, audience, and usage of … Continue reading

Posted in Gospel, Modern Doctrines | Tagged , , , , ,

Daily Passage on Works: Revelation 3:4-5

Day 13: Revelation 3:4-5: You have a few names in Sardis that did not defile their garments. They will walk with me in white, for they are worthy. He who overcomes will be arrayed in white garments, and I will … Continue reading

Posted in Daily Works Verses | Tagged , , , ,

Galatians 6:7-9: Doing Good to Reap Eternal Life

Galatians 6:7-9 was one of the daily works passages I put up a couple days ago. I want to point out something it says that surprises everyone who hears it. Let’s start, though, with Romans 2:6-7: He that sows to … Continue reading

Posted in Gospel, Modern Doctrines | Tagged , ,

Daily Passage on Works: Eph. 2:8-10

Day 12: Ephesians 2:8-10: For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves. It is the gift of God, not of works, that no one would boast. For we are his workmanship, created in King … Continue reading

Posted in Daily Works Verses | Tagged , , ,

Differences Among the Apostles 2 (Bible Interpretation)

My Oct. 26 post explains the point of this post. One more difference between Paul and the other apostles is how they talked about salvation. Paul is mysterious. He tells us that we are justified by faith apart from works … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Gospel | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Daily Passage on Works: Gal. 6:7-10

Day 11: Galatians 6:7-10: Don’t be deceived. God is not mocked, for whatever a man sows, that he will also reap. For he who sows to the flesh will from the flesh reap corruption. But he who sows to the … Continue reading

Posted in Daily Works Verses | Tagged , , , ,

Differences Among the Apostles (Bible Interpretation)

I explained the purpose of this post in yesterday’s post. We tend to think of the Bible as one book. It’s not. “Bible” is from the Greek and Latin words for “books.” The books of the Bible were written by … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Early Christianity | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Daily Passage on Works: Romans 2:4-9

In context, this passage is directed at Jews, even though it is in the letter to the Romans: Day 10: Romans 2:4-9: Do you despise the riches of his goodness, forbearance, and patience, not knowing that the goodness of God … Continue reading

Posted in Daily Works Verses | Tagged , , ,