I Will Follow Him

John 10:1-5 ESV “Truly, truly, I say to you, he who does not enter the sheepfold by the door but climbs in by another way, that man is a thief and a robber. But he who enters by the door is the shepherd of the sheep. To him the gatekeeper opens. The sheep hear his … Continue reading I Will Follow Him

No Longer for Human Passions

1 Peter 4:1-2 ESV “Since therefore Christ suffered in the flesh, arm yourselves with the same way of thinking, for whoever has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin, so as to live for the rest of the time in the flesh no longer for human passions but for the will of God.” In … Continue reading No Longer for Human Passions

Shepherds not Feeding the Sheep

John 21:15-17 ESV When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord; you know that I love you.” He said to him, “Feed my lambs.” He said to him a second time, “Simon, son of John, do … Continue reading Shepherds not Feeding the Sheep

It Will Be Alright

Isaiah 42:5-9 ESV “Thus says God, the Lord, who created the heavens and stretched them out, who spread out the earth and what comes from it, who gives breath to the people on it and spirit to those who walk in it: ‘I am the Lord; I have called you in righteousness; I will take … Continue reading It Will Be Alright

It Has Served to Advance the Gospel

Philippians 1:12-14 ESV “I want you to know, brothers, that what has happened to me has really served to advance the gospel, so that it has become known throughout the whole imperial guard and to all the rest that my imprisonment is for Christ. And most of the brothers, having become confident in the Lord … Continue reading It Has Served to Advance the Gospel

Should we Continue in Sin?

Romans 6:1-4 ESV “What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin that grace may abound? By no means! How can we who died to sin still live in it? Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? We were buried … Continue reading Should we Continue in Sin?

His Rod and His Staff

Psalms 23:1-3 ESV “The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake.” Men who are pastors of churches (or what are falsely being called “church”) are … Continue reading His Rod and His Staff

Wise in Own Eyes

Isaiah 5:18-19 ESV “Woe to those who draw iniquity with cords of falsehood,who draw sin as with cart ropes,who say: ‘Let him be quick,let him speed his workthat we may see it;let the counsel of the Holy One of Israel draw near,and let it come, that we may know it!’” There is an old hymn … Continue reading Wise in Own Eyes

Hold on to Jesus, not to Sin

We Cannot Stop Speaking I am reading in the Acts of the Apostles chapter four (Acts 4) about the persecution of the apostles, primarily (or only) Peter and John. Basically, they were healing people and they were sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ with the people. And many of the Jewish rulers in the Jewish … Continue reading Hold on to Jesus, not to Sin