Category Archives: purity

misapplication

1 Corinthians 7:5-9 1Co 7:5 Do not be depriving one another, except in those times when you both agree to it, so that you can devote yourselves to prayer, then come back together again, so that Satan might not tempt … Continue reading

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singular body – plural you

1 Corinthians 6:18-20 1Co 6:18 Escape from sexual sin. Every sin a person commits is outside the body, but the one committing sexual sin is actually bringing sin into his body. 1Co 6:19 Or do you not yet get it … Continue reading

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insulting the Lamb

WHO’S IN THE PEW? 1 Corinthians 5:4-8   1Co 5:4 My judgment is this: In the name of the Lord Jesus, after you have been assembled and per approval of my spirit, with the power of our Lord Jesus, 1Co … Continue reading

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ultra-light packs

Isaiah 2:17-22 17 And the haughtiness of Adam will be humbled, and the pride of humanity will be brought low, and Yahveh alone will be exalted on that day. 18 And the idols will pass away entirely, 19 and they … Continue reading

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true contamination and true purity

Matthew 15:10-20 10 Then he called the crowd to him and said to them, “Listen and understand: 11 it is not what goes into the mouth that contaminates a person, but what comes out of the mouth; this contaminates a … Continue reading

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Gouge and hack

Matthew 5:27-30 27 “You have heard that it was said, ‘You should not commit adultery.’ 28 But I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman for the purpose of getting aroused by her has already committed adultery … Continue reading

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your sister’s cup

Ezekiel 23 This is another one of those PG passages in Scripture.  It describes the judgment upon Jerusalem and the reason for it. Jerusalem lusted after the young studs of Babylon like her sister Samaria had lusted after the young … Continue reading

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suicide by adultery

Proverbs 6:20-35 Wisdom looks beyond stupid questions like “can I get away with this?”  It sees sin as what it really is, and sees what sin really does.  Solomon described adultery as a sin which destroys the soul.  He pleads … Continue reading

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in retrospect: God is looking

Deuteronomy 23:1-14 The reason no indecent thing was allowed within the camp was that God was looking.  The camp must remain holy “so that (God) may not see anything indecent among you and turn away from you.  Even though the … Continue reading

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