Tagged with punishment

Matthew 18:6

Matthew 18:6

Matthew 18:6 – “If anyone causes one of these little ones–those who believe in me–to stumble, it would be better for them to have a large millstone hung around their neck and to be drowned in the depths of the sea. In this study, we will examine who the little ones are, and what it means to stumble them. Continue reading

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Hosea 2:14

Hosea 2:14

Hosea 2:14 – Therefore I am now going to allure her; I will lead her into the desert and speak tenderly to her. In this study, we will examine the extents and the depths that our Lord will go just to reach us and to get through to us. Continue reading

Proverbs 3:12

Proverbs 3:12

Proverbs 3:12 – because the Lord disciplines those he loves, as a father the son he delights in. In this study we will examine the disciplinarian in the Lord, and more importantly, why does he bother to discipline us. Continue reading

Ezekiel 18:20

Ezekiel 18:20

Ezekiel 18:20 – The one who sins is the one who will die. The child will not share the guilt of the parent, nor will the parent share the guilt of the child. The righteousness of the righteous will be credited to them, and the wickedness of the wicked will be charged against them. In this study, we will explore the concept of generational curse and look at what the Bible says about it. Continue reading

2 Kings 25:7

2 Kings 25:7

2 Kings 25:7 – They killed the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes. Then they put out his eyes, bound him with bronze shackles and took him to Babylon. In this study we will look at the tragic nature of Zedekiah’s downfall, where the contradictory nature of the prophecies made regarding him were fulfilled, and also the fulfillment of numerous prophecies made regarding the destruction of the Judah. Continue reading

Micah 7:9

Micah 7:9

Micah 7:9 – Because I have sinned against him, I will bear the Lord’s wrath, until he pleads my case and upholds my cause. He will bring me out into the light; I will see his righteousness. In this study, we will examine what it means to bear the Lord’s wrath as sinners, and explore the promise that Micah speaks of. Continue reading

Ezekiel 5:13

Ezekiel 5:13

Ezekiel 5:13 – Thus shall my anger spend itself, and I will vent my fury upon them and satisfy myself. And they shall know that I am the Lord—that I have spoken in my jealousy—when I spend my fury upon them. In this study, we will take a closer look at this phrase of God and what it takes for us to accept the knowledge that God is indeed the Lord. Continue reading

1 John 4:18

1 John 4:18

1 John 4:18 – There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love. In this study we will examine the idea of fear being the opposite of love, and how we have no reason to fear if we are able to love. Continue reading

Nahum 1:2

Nahum 1:2

Nahum 1:2 – The Lord is a jealous and avenging God; the Lord takes vengeance and is filled with wrath. The Lord takes vengeance on his foes and maintains his wrath against his enemies. In this study, we’ll examine the case study of post-Jonah Nineveh, focusing on the one aspect of God’s personality that we often overlook – the jealous God whose wrath is terrifying. Continue reading