Watch and Pray
Today is the anniversary of the sinking of the great ship Titanic. Some have speculated that the crew didn’t have the binoculars they needed to watch for icebergs. Some spiritual lessons can be learned from this.
Matthew 26:41 – Jesus says that we should watch and pray so we don’t fall into temptation. Watch out on a spiritual level.
1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 – Be aware of the dangers that are in the world. Look out for evil.
Abstaining from Evil
Titus 2:11-12 – Study so you know what to refuse to participate in.
1 Peter 2:11 – Don’t participate in sin. Keep your selfish desires under control.
James 1:27 – We must keep ourselves from being polluted by the world
1 John 2:15-16 – Don’t love the world more than God. Good things come from God.
Victory over Worldliness
James 4:4 – Put the things of God first. Being a friend of the world will jeopardize your relationship with God.
1 John 5:3-5 – Believe that Jesus is the son of God and gain victory over the world.
2 Peter 1:3-8 – God has provided everything for us to be strong in the faith.
Ephesians 6:10-18 – There are unseen powers working against us, but God has provided all that we need to stand firm in the faith.
–Robert Lee, 4:15-12, p.m.