Salt is Good

“Salt is good. But if the salt has lost its saltiness, how shall it be made salty? 35 *It is neither fit for the land nor for the manure pile. So men throw it out.“He who has ears to hear, let him hear.”Luke 14:34–35 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) This …

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According to Every Man’s Pleasure

Now in the days of Ahasuerus, also called Xerxes, who reigned from India to Ethiopia, over one hundred and twenty-seven provinces, in those days, the palace where King Ahasuerus sat on the royal throne of his kingdom was in Susa.Esther 1:1–2 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) This sets the …

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The Patient Suffering

Therefore, since Christ has suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves likewise with the same mind, for he who has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin,1 Peter 4:1 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) Therefore. Peter is using all he has written before. That is, what Jesus …

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Peter’s Direction for Living in Marriage

Peter continues to encourage his readers to live righteously. Yes, that includes living in good moral character. There is an underlying theme in the reason why he says this. He hints at it in chapter 2, verse 9; and says it outright a bit later in verses 12 & 13. It's for the glorification of …

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