“Could what God hates be part of your life?” September 27

 

Could something God hates be part of your life?God puts contention, jealousy and envy in the same list as adultery, fornication and idolatry! Don’t let what God hates be part of your life!

 

Today’s Readings:
Isaiah 45 & 46
Psalm 111.1-6
Proverbs 26.10
Galatians 5.1-26

 

Could what God hates be part of your life?

 

Galatians 5.1-26:

What God Hates

 

There is so much in this chapter. Be sure to read MacArthur’s Daily Bible notes, especially the explanation of each of the characteristics of the fruit of the Spirit.

But verses 19-21 contain another list:

Now the works of the flesh are evident, which are: adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lewdness, idolatry, sorcery, hatred, contentions, jealousies, outbursts of wrath, selfish ambitions, dissensions, heresies, envy, murders,drunkenness, revelries, and the like; of which I tell you beforehand, just as I also told you in time past, that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.

Notice that contentions, jealousies, outbursts of wrath, selfish ambitions and envy are in the middle of that list! And verse 21 says, “… those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.”  Continue reading