I Timothy 4:1-2,6,9-12,14-16
Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils; Speaking lies in hypocrisy; having their conscience seared with a hot iron...
|(Bishop Kenneth Phillips)|
I Timothy 4:6
If thou put the brethren in remembrance of these things, thou shalt be a good minister of Jesus Christ, nourished up in the words of faith and of good doctrine, whereunto thou hast attained...
Presently, our churches and Christian organizations are being listed amongst the ranks of the terrorist,
I Timothy 4:9-12
This is a faithful saying and worthy of all acceptation. For therefore we both labour and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Saviour of all men, specially of those that believe. These things command and teach. Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity (love), in spirit, in faith, in purity...
|(Gifts from God)|
I Timothy 4:14-16
Neglect not the gift that is in thee, which was given thee by prophecy, with the laying on of the hands of the presbytery. Meditate upon these things; give thyself wholly to them; that thy profiting may appear to all. Take heed unto thyself, and unto the doctrine; continue in them: for in doing this thou shalt both save thyself, and them that hear thee...
As we continue to celebrate this season of Independence here in the United States of America, let us continue to celebrate Jesus, let us continue to celebrate Liberty, and let us be a shining example for all the world to see, so that when they see us, they see the Goodness of God and the Salvation Power that can only be found within our Glorious God... Amen... God Bless...