Honor Marriage, part 1 – Weatherproof 32

Honor Marriage, part 1 – Weatherproof 32

But Jesus responded, “He wrote this commandment only as a concession to your hard hearts. Mark 10:5 NLT Marriage is difficult enough by itself, when a man and a woman come together and choose to spend their lives together. It is romantic and beautiful, but it is...
Beware of covetousness – Weatherproof 31

Beware of covetousness – Weatherproof 31

And He said to them, “Take heed and beware of covetousness, for one’s life does not consist in the abundance of the things he possesses.” Luke 12:15 Covetousness, the greedy desire to have something, is so engrained in our lives that we hardly notice it anymore. So...
Go to offenders – Weatherproof 30

Go to offenders – Weatherproof 30

If another believer sins against you, go privately and point out the offense. If the other person listens and confesses it, you have won that person back. Matthew 18:15 NLT We’re all human. We make mistakes. We are offended by others and, likely, offend others with...
Do not hinder children – Weatherproof 29

Do not hinder children – Weatherproof 29

but Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven.” Matthew 19:14 Another version of this passage reads, “suffer little children, and forbid them not…” And I think that’s how we older folks treat them...
Deny Yourself – Weatherproof 28

Deny Yourself – Weatherproof 28

Then He said to them all, “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow Me. For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake will save it… Luke 9:23-24 NKJV If the commands...
Beware of Leaven – Weatherproof 27

Beware of Leaven – Weatherproof 27

Then Jesus said to them, “Take heed and beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and the Sadducees.” Matthew 16:6 To “take heed” means to listen up, be aware, be careful, or pay attention—it is a command to be alert and attentive to our surroundings. Mothers and fathers...