Young men, we live in a world that tells you to chase a woman because of outward beauty.
1 Peter 5:2 - shepherd the flock of God that is among you, exercising oversight, not under compulsion, but willingly, as God would have you; not for shameful gain, but eagerly;
Are you a member of a local congregation of believers? How are you treating the pastors there? According to what the scriptures say, is your pastor a man of God? Or is he someone who is compromising the truth in order to make financial gain?
Hebrews 10:31 - It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God. -- Are you holding fast to Christ to the end?
Hebrews 3:13 - But exhort one another every day, as long as it is called "today," that none of you may be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin.
Is your God the Christ of the Bible who says in Luke 14:33 - So therefore, any one of you who does not renounce all that he has cannot be my disciple.
Galatians 5:7 You were running well. Who hindered you from obeying the truth? 8 This persuasion is not from him who calls you.
If you do not have that incredible peace that comes from the Lord, then come to Him now! Do not wait, don't blame God or make excuses, but come to Him and find that all of His promises will hold true for you! Stop trying to save yourself, but rather believe on Christ as your only hope of salvation!
Proverbs 9:12 - If you are wise, you are wise for yourself; if you scoff, you alone will bear it.
Steve Lawson encourages pastors to preach from the book of 1 John in order to awake a dead church.
Zoe Williams testifies to the grace of God that saved her from being a hypocritical Christian. In this video she testifies to how she was simply pretending to be something that she was not.
The Lord Jesus Christ, who gave himself for our sins to deliver us from the present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father, - Galatians 1:3b-4
Revelation 3:21 says those who overcome, and conquer will receive the Crown of Life.
Are you overcoming against the temptation that the devils hurls at you?
And through the power of Your Spirit We can overcome, we will overcome, we must overcome!
Luke 14:33 - So therefore, any one of you who does not renounce all that he has cannot be my disciple.
He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him. - John 3:36 If you are outside of Christ today the wrath of the living God abides on you and as 1 John 3:8 make clear, you are a child of the devil. True salvation is not found in our works and performance but in the work and performance of another, Jesus Christ, the God man who came in the flesh. He lived the perfect life that we never could, He died the death under the wrath of God as the perfect sacrifice for the sins of those who believe. Flee to Christ, flee from the Wrath of God to Jesus Christ who is the City of Refuge, the only place of refuge is truly in Christ alone.
Remember what he did to Goliath, he not only hit him in the head but he took the sword and cut his head off to make sure he wasn't going to rise up. Radical!