For This I Toil

Colossians 1:21-23 ESV And you, who once were alienated and hostile in mind, doing evil deeds, he has now reconciled in his body of flesh by his death, in order to present you holy and blameless and above reproach before him, if indeed you continue in the faith, stable and steadfast, not shifting from the … Continue reading For This I Toil

The Church Revived

Jeremiah 33:1-3 ESV The word of the Lord came to Jeremiah a second time, while he was still shut up in the court of the guard: “Thus says the Lord who made the earth, the Lord who formed it to establish it—the Lord is his name: Call to me and I will answer you, and … Continue reading The Church Revived

Firm and Steadfast

James 1:2-4, 12 ESV Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for … Continue reading Firm and Steadfast

Tell the Truth

I read 1 Peter 3 (Select vv. NIV) In this life, we live with real flesh and blood people, of whom we are also a part. Even though many of us have trusted in Jesus Christ to be Lord and Savior of our lives, and thus we have been crucified with Christ in death to … Continue reading Tell the Truth

Encourage One Another

Monday, October 23, 2017, 11:33 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Gift of God.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read various scriptures in the NIV on the subject of encouragement. Our Need of Encouragement We all need encouragement, don’t we? And, by encouragement I don’t mean merely patting … Continue reading Encourage One Another