Katey, you may think we sip the sweet milk of God's Word for ages, before we grow up enough for the next step. But once we are weaned, it is time to go beyond, to spend time in studies with the Father as our teacher. His school is firm and strict. Because He loves us. … Continue reading The Katey Papers – 6
So. We're supposed to crave Spiritual milk. What IS it? Hebrews 5:11-6:3 lists “milk”. It calls the following elementary truths "milk": Repentance from acts that lead to death Faith in God Baptism Laying on hands Resurrection How many of these things are totally misunderstood, ignored, or squelched by so-called mature men of God! Yet God calls … Continue reading The Katey Papers – 5
Did you know that you will fade? Wither? Pass away? And long after you are gone, the Word will endure? Forever? The Word of God is such a real part of Him; It is eternal, just as He is. His Word is truth, and Jesus tells us He, Himself, is the Truth. We must love … Continue reading The Katey Papers – 4
Now on to 1 Peter 2, which begins with “therefore” so we need to see what the “therefore” is there for. It begins in 1:22 which basically states that we, if we obey God, are purified. That is a common Bible theme. Of course the blood purifies us, but look at verse 22. It says … Continue reading The Katey Papers – 3
Peter’s words to women are sublime. He erases all agony, bolsters all resolve, and squelches all argument, leaving the suffering wife speechless, astonished. If she is born again. If not, she cannot “get it”. That's the rub. It's a sort of Catch-22 for those of us who do get it. I intended only treating you … Continue reading The Katey Papers – 2
Peter, who had a mother-in-law, speaks on marriage as a picture of Christ's suffering!