They Will Think Us Peculiar

Romans 12:1 ESV “I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.” When you think of worship, what comes to mind? When I hear other Christians speak of worship of God, primarily what I hear … Continue reading They Will Think Us Peculiar

Keep It, and Repent

Revelation 3:1-3 ESV “And to the angel of the church in Sardis write: ‘The words of him who has the seven spirits of God and the seven stars. “‘I know your works. You have the reputation of being alive, but you are dead. Wake up, and strengthen what remains and is about to die, for … Continue reading Keep It, and Repent

Not Cookie-Cutter Christianity

1 John 3:11-12 ESV “For this is the message that you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another. We should not be like Cain, who was of the evil one and murdered his brother. And why did he murder him? Because his own deeds were evil and his brother's righteous.” The … Continue reading Not Cookie-Cutter Christianity

Without a Wedding Garment

Matthew 22:1-7 ESV And again Jesus spoke to them in parables, saying, “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who gave a wedding feast for his son, and sent his servants to call those who were invited to the wedding feast, but they would not come. Again he sent other servants, saying, … Continue reading Without a Wedding Garment

A Truthful Witness Saves Lives

Proverbs 14 ESV 2 Whoever walks in uprightness fears the Lord, but he who is devious in his ways despises him. 3 By the mouth of a fool comes a rod for his back, but the lips of the wise will preserve them. 5 A faithful witness does not lie, but a false witness breathes … Continue reading A Truthful Witness Saves Lives

Persecution of Christians in the Last Days

The Book of Revelation The book of Revelation is written to the church, the body of Christ. In chapters 2 and 3 Jesus addressed the 7 churches in Asia. Seven is a number of completeness, so this is to the complete church (the universal church). Some people see the seven churches as the church throughout … Continue reading Persecution of Christians in the Last Days