1. Divisiveness
    15 Oct, 2018
    Divisiveness
    As for a person who stirs up division, after warning him once and then twice, have nothing more to do with him, knowing that such a person is warped and sinful; he is self-condemned.  Titus 3:10-11  It's honest confession time. The passage above has bothered me on occasion. I get how stirring up division in the church is a bad thing, but this verse has sometimes seemed overly strict to me.   I mean, "have nothing to do with him" seems harsh.  Calling him "warped" seems stern and severe.
  2. Watch Out
    07 Sep, 2018
    Watch Out
    I appeal to you, brothers, to watch out for those who cause divisions and create obstacles contrary to the doctrine that you have been taught; avoid them.  For such persons do not serve our Lord Christ, but their own appetites, and by smooth talk and flattery they deceive the hearts of the naive.  Romans 16:17-18 As followers of Christ, we are called to love others the way we have been loved by our God. I hope every single one of us understands that truth. If not, we need to go back to the