With Humility, Tears, and Trials

Acts 20:17-21 ESV “Now from Miletus he sent to Ephesus and called the elders of the church to come to him. And when they came to him, he said to them: “You yourselves know how I lived among you the whole time from the first day that I set foot in Asia, serving the Lord … Continue reading With Humility, Tears, and Trials

Open Letter to Pastors Repeat

The Lord Jesus gave me this open letter to pastors to write on February 19, 2005, so 18 years ago this month. I posted it again a year ago, and today the Lord Jesus led me to post it again. And I believe I am to share it with you today, Monday, February 6, 2023. … Continue reading Open Letter to Pastors Repeat

Backing Up What I Say

Video Talk Acts 20:29-32 ESV “I know that after my departure fierce wolves will come in among you, not sparing the flock; and from among your own selves will arise men speaking twisted things, to draw away the disciples after them. Therefore be alert, remembering that for three years I did not cease night or … Continue reading Backing Up What I Say

Hating the Light; Loving the Darkness

Video Talk John 3:16-21 ESV “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him. Whoever … Continue reading Hating the Light; Loving the Darkness

Doers of the Word

James 1:19-21 ESV “Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God. Therefore put away all filthiness and rampant wickedness and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls.” … Continue reading Doers of the Word

To Us Who are Being Saved

1 Corinthians 1:18-25 ESV “For the word of the cross is folly to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. For it is written, ‘I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and the discernment of the discerning I will thwart.’ “Where is the one … Continue reading To Us Who are Being Saved

As a Good Soldier of Christ

2 Timothy 2:3-7 ESV “Share in suffering as a good soldier of Christ Jesus. No soldier gets entangled in civilian pursuits, since his aim is to please the one who enlisted him. An athlete is not crowned unless he competes according to the rules. It is the hard-working farmer who ought to have the first … Continue reading As a Good Soldier of Christ

Heart Transformation

Video Talk Psalms 139:23-24 ESV “Search me, O God, and know my heart! Try me and know my thoughts! And see if there be any grievous way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting!” Have you ever done this? Sincerely? Allowing the Lord Jesus to reveal to you what is hidden in your … Continue reading Heart Transformation

Are You Practicing Good Judgment?

Who is Wise and Understanding? James 3:13 ESV “Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct let him show his works in the meekness of wisdom.” Wisdom: “The quality of having experience, knowledge, and good judgment” (Oxford Languages). Thesaurus: insight, good sense, good judgment, perception, discernment, prudence. I have always thought of … Continue reading Are You Practicing Good Judgment?