October 13, 2019
Being steadfast, watchful, and thankful in prayer, coupled with an eager willingness to share our faith with unbelievers, makes us participants with God as He takes hold of others, even as He has taken hold of us.
October 6, 2019
For by Him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities–all things were created through Him and for Him. And He is before all things, and in Him all things hold together.
September 22, 2019
The Gospel, the Good News wrought from Jesus’ dying and rising, is the bedrock foundation of our faith regarding both salvation and sanctification–the event and the process–of being made His and being conformed into His image.
September 15, 2019
We certainly risk rejection, but we likewise risk reception. Every true believer at some point became one of those on the receiving end of His grace. Sharing the Good News is most certainly a risk worth taking.
September 8, 2019
“No, I tell you; but unless you repent, you will all likewise perish.” (Luke 13:3,5) Jesus implies that calamities should make us all take personal inventory of our hearts regarding where we stand with God.
September 1, 2019
When we claim we are in Christ but our actions betray that profession, we rightfully get labeled as hypocrites. As believers we’ve been new-birthed into a life where we are deliberately and progressively putting off, removing, and eliminating the sinful lifestyles of our past.
August 25, 2019
The Church is not some manmade organization like the Antelope Lodge. The Church is the dwelling place of God the Spirit; it was founded by Christ; He refers to Her as His Bride; He purchased Her with His shed blood.
August 18, 2019
When the Holy Spirit is at work in a church and genuine love for God and one another is real, that’s a pretty sweet fishing spot, the right side of the boat to be casting our nets, the pier from which we want to cast our lines.
August 11, 2019
Who were those vessels and voices that came into your life at just the right time as He was making you His own? No matter who they were, it’s fair to call them laborers. God wants all of us to be one of those.
August 4, 2019
The essence of the Gospel is this: My sin-disease for His cure! My death-curse for His eternal life! My unworthy standing for His right-standing! Jesus truly did die in our place!