Luke 22:54. As long as Peter was close to Jesus, Peter was full of passion for Jesus. It is when Peter was separated from Jesus that his faith waned concerning Jesus. This is what happened to Peter when the Jews arrested Jesus. The book of Luke tells of Jesus' arrest and how Peter reacted to the arrest.
Luke 22:46. In the Bible, Jesus tells us how to resist temptation. We must resist temptation by vigilance and prayer. Luke 22:46 says, “And said unto them, Why sleep ye?
Summary of Luke 14. Jesus asks the Pharisees, "Is it lawful to heal on the sabbath day? Jesus then healed the man with the dropsy. Jesus then illustrates humility in the parable of the man at the wedding. Jesus tells a second parable of the dinner host where hospitality should favor the poor over the rich. Jesus tells a third parable of a man making invitations to a great supper.
Deuteronomy 31:20: In the Bible God tells us of the futility of a consumption economy. A consumption economy is when consumption of material goods becomes a way of life. This usually happens in societies that have abundance of material goods.
Psalms 9:17. God, our Creator, did not sanction human Government to be separated from Him.
Many Christians can get caught up in religious routines such as going to church, giving to the poor, using religious sayings, and so on. These good works can start to substitute for our faith in God. It is not our good works that keep us in relationship with God. It is our continuing faith in Jesus Christ as our Savior and Lord that enables us to have continuing grace with God.
Galatians 1:6. The Bible is very clear that once you are a born again Christian this does not mean that you will always be a born again Christian. You have assurance of salvation because of God’s promises and your faith. At the same time you can by choice remove yourself from God and His salvation.
Psalm 101:4. If you display selfish behavior with God or your neighbor, God will not put up with you for very long. Because God is a righteous God, He cannot be in the presence of the proud. The proud place more honor on themselves than God. God counts this type of person as wicked and He will not know him.
1 Timothy 6:10. Without God in your life, it is natural to think that if you have more money, you will be more happy. The truth is that many people that have money are unsatisfied. This is because they are denying God, their true source of joy. In their continual denial of God, people will acquire an unquenchable and insatiable desire for money and possessions.
James 1:15. Cain made a lot of bad choices in being disobedience to God and hating his brother. Having the sin nature of his father Adam, Cain's tendency was to be disobedient to God. This was evident by the unworthy offering he brought to God, his refusal to obey God's counsel, and his hatred of his brother that resulted in Abel's death.