Category Archives: Keeping the Laws

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF BEING SINGLE

Have you ever been at a party where it seemed you were surrounded only by couples and their children while you sat alone wondering when it would be your turn to find Mr. Right?  Well, stop wasting time wondering, and instead, appreciate single life as a beautiful calling, whether it be only for a brief moment or for a lifetime. The beauty in God’s church body is found in the diverse jobs He bestows upon each of us.  Each position has its own benefits and its challenges.  Our job is to simply harness our current position and live it out to the fullest in God’s ways.  As our brother Paul affirmed to us, there is definitely an advantage to being single, as you have a greater ability to stay focused on pleasing our Father and doing His work, “For I would that all men were...

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Catch Your Tongue!

“And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire of hell. For every kind of beasts, and of birds, and of serpents, and of things in the sea, is tamed, and hath been tamed of mankind: But the tongue can no man tame; it is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison.” ~James 3:6-8 “Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.” ~Proverbs 18:21 DON’T underestimate the power of that little member within the mouth.  Depending on how the tongue is used, it could literally cause you harm or even worse, DEATH.  Yet, on the other hand, it can cause wonderfully positives things too.  It all...

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Having the Confidence to Walk in the Law

There is more to being a righteous individual than just knowing that you’re an Israelite.  In order for one to be considered righteous, they must also keep the laws and commandments of the Most High.  Deuteronomy 6:25 reads, “it shall be our righteousness, if we observe to do all these commandments before the LORD our God, as he hath commanded us.”  Due to the fact that we live in a wicked society, keeping the laws of God is something that is frowned upon by many.   Because of this reality, some lack the confidence needed to stand up and proclaim what is right.  This is due to the fear of what others will think and do.   But what do the scriptures say about this mentality? “And fear not them which are able to kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather...

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