For Our Nation

War, politics, lies, betrayal, the murdering of innocents, our young men and women in uniform dying on a battle field via men of power; takeovers of nations, riots and lawlessness, sin abounding, the church asleep or complacent for the most part; the gospel diluted, and do we even notice? Through all that is going on … Continue reading For Our Nation

False Witness or Faithful Witness?

Proverbs 14:2, 5, 25 ESV “Whoever walks in uprightness fears the Lord, but he who is devious in his ways despises him. A faithful witness does not lie, but a false witness breathes out lies. A truthful witness saves lives, but one who breathes out lies is deceitful.” A faithful witness is not just a … Continue reading False Witness or Faithful Witness?

My 12 Favorite Scriptures Pt 9

Video Talk Luke 9:23-26 ESV “And he said to all, ‘If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me. For whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will save it. For what does it profit a … Continue reading My 12 Favorite Scriptures Pt 9

Two Kinds of Streams

Two Opposing Life Courses I am reading in Jeremiah 17 with regard to two types of people – those whose trust is in the flesh of man (humankind), and those whose trust is in the Lord (God the Father, God the Son Jesus Christ, and God the Holy Spirit). And both types can be people … Continue reading Two Kinds of Streams

Shepherds and the Sheep

1 Peter 5:1-4 ESV “So I exhort the elders among you, as a fellow elder and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, as well as a partaker in the glory that is going to be revealed: shepherd the flock of God that is among you, exercising oversight, not under compulsion, but willingly, as God … Continue reading Shepherds and the Sheep

My 12 Favorite Scriptures Pt 8

Video Talk Ephesians 6:10-20 ESV “Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against … Continue reading My 12 Favorite Scriptures Pt 8

Corrupting Human Minds and Hearts

1 Corinthians 2:1-5 ESV “And I, when I came to you, brothers, did not come proclaiming to you the testimony of God with lofty speech or wisdom. For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ and him crucified. And I was with you in weakness and in fear and much trembling, and … Continue reading Corrupting Human Minds and Hearts

My 12 Favorite Scriptures Pt 7

Video Talk 1 Kings 18:36-39 ESV “And at the time of the offering of the oblation, Elijah the prophet came near and said, ‘O Lord, God of Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, let it be known this day that you are God in Israel, and that I am your servant, and that I have done all … Continue reading My 12 Favorite Scriptures Pt 7

People Plunging into Ruin and Destruction

1 Timothy 6:3-5 ESV “If anyone teaches a different doctrine and does not agree with the sound words of our Lord Jesus Christ and the teaching that accords with godliness, he is puffed up with conceit and understands nothing. He has an unhealthy craving for controversy and for quarrels about words, which produce envy, dissension, … Continue reading People Plunging into Ruin and Destruction

Beware Ticky-Tacky Gospel Presentations

Matthew 16:5-12 ESV “When the disciples reached the other side, they had forgotten to bring any bread. Jesus said to them, ‘Watch and beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees.’ And they began discussing it among themselves, saying, ‘We brought no bread.’ But Jesus, aware of this, said, ‘O you of little faith, … Continue reading Beware Ticky-Tacky Gospel Presentations

Let Us Be Grateful to God

Summary Hebrews 12:1-24 We, as followers of Jesus Christ, are to cast off every sin which enslaves us, and everything that leads us into sin, and any evil stored up in our hearts that might be leading us into sin, such as bitterness, hatred, unforgiveness, pride, lust, greed and idolatry, etc. And then we need … Continue reading Let Us Be Grateful to God