Archive for October 2020

Things That CANNOT BE SHAKEN When Things Shake

Hebrews 12:26, Whose voice then shook the earth; but now He has promised, saying, “Yet once more I shake not only the earth, but also heaven.” 27 Now this, “Yet once more,” indicates the removal of those things that are being shaken, as of things that are made, that the things which cannot be shaken may remain. 28 Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom which cannot be shaken, let us have grace, by which we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear. 29 For our God is a consuming fire.

 

Hebrews chapter 12 presents five topics of context and focus.

 

The Race of Faith

The Discipline of God

Renewal of Spiritual Vitality

The Glorious Heavenly Company

Following the Heavenly Voice

 

We are receiving a Kingdom that cannot be shaken. We are not receiving a membership or an association. We have received A RELATIONSHIP!

Read Full Post »

Justice=Righteousness & Righteousness = Justice

He has shown you, O man, what is good; And what does the Lord require of you but to do justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God? (Micah 6:8)

Learn to do good; Seek justice, Rebuke the oppressor; Defend the fatherless, Plead for the widow. (Isaiah 1:17) 

The contexts of the words justice and judgment suggest the following:

1. One cannot preach righteousness without doing justice.

2. Justice must be done in the spirit of righteousness.

3. Authenticity is essential for one’s lifestyle. Live according to Christ and the word of God.

4. One must take action in helping those who are disadvantaged. 

5. Resist oppressors by holding persons accountable who would take advantage of others.

6. Stand up for those who cannot stand up for themselves. 

Justice = Righteousness 

Righteousness = Justice

In the Bible the words are sometimes used interchangeably. Psalms 89:14 

KJV: Justice and judgment are the habitation of thy throne: mercy and truth shall go before thy face.

NIV: Righteousness and justice are the foundation of your throne; love and faithfulness go before you

There are three types of justice

1. Biblical Justice

2. Social Justice

3. Civil Justice

Read Full Post »

Play this podcast on Podbean App