To the Finish Line

Romans 12:9-13 ESV “Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good. Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor. Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord. Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. Contribute to … Continue reading To the Finish Line

Scoffers Have Come

2 Peter 3:1-2 ESV “This is now the second letter that I am writing to you, beloved. In both of them I am stirring up your sincere mind by way of reminder, that you should remember the predictions of the holy prophets and the commandment of the Lord and Savior through your apostles.” What predictions … Continue reading Scoffers Have Come

Whoever is Ashamed of Jesus

Luke 9:23 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.” A lot of people get confused about God’s grace and his gift of salvation from sin. And, there is confusion about the gift of faith which he gives … Continue reading Whoever is Ashamed of Jesus

Bow the Knee

Luke 11:14-16 ESV “Now he was casting out a demon that was mute. When the demon had gone out, the mute man spoke, and the people marveled. But some of them said, ‘He casts out demons by Beelzebul, the prince of demons,’ while others, to test him, kept seeking from him a sign from heaven.” … Continue reading Bow the Knee

Finishing the Race

2 Timothy 4:1-2 ESV “I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by his appearing and his kingdom: preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching.” We may not … Continue reading Finishing the Race

Prayer of the Righteous

Proverbs 15 ESV (Select verses) A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. 2 The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouths of fools pour out folly. I am going to enter this subject here with fear and trembling, so please hear me out. First off, I am … Continue reading Prayer of the Righteous

Time is Ticking Away

I was in prayer last night, around 11 p.m., praying for certain people in my life, praying for their salvation from sin and for their surrender to Jesus as Lord. Many of these people have known the Scriptures since childhood, but they have not yet surrendered their hearts to the Lord, to let him truly … Continue reading Time is Ticking Away

But a Doer Who Acts

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 But a Doer Who Acts

Childlike Faith

Matthew 18:1-4 ESV At that time the disciples came to Jesus, saying, “Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them and said, “Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom … Continue reading Childlike Faith