That We May Be Able to Stand

The letter to the Ephesian church was written by Paul, under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, in order to encourage us, the saints of God, in our walks of faith in Jesus Christ, our Lord. Right off the bat, thus, he let us know that our adoption into God’s family was according to the … Continue reading That We May Be Able to Stand

Our Sabbath Rest

Always, when we are teaching the Old Testament, if we want to apply it to the church today, what we teach must be in accord with the New Covenant Relationship God has with his people, for we are not under the Old Covenant. We can’t teach Old Covenant theology to New Covenant people, in other … Continue reading Our Sabbath Rest

In Times of Uncertainty

Jeremiah 17:5-6 ESV Thus says the Lord: “Cursed is the man who trusts in man and makes flesh his strength, whose heart turns away from the Lord. He is like a shrub in the desert, and shall not see any good come. He shall dwell in the parched places of the wilderness, in an uninhabited … Continue reading In Times of Uncertainty

Be Broken, You Peoples

Isaiah 8:5-8 ESV The Lord spoke to me again: “Because this people has refused the waters of Shiloah that flow gently, and rejoice over Rezin and the son of Remaliah, therefore, behold, the Lord is bringing up against them the waters of the River, mighty and many, the king of Assyria and all his glory. … Continue reading Be Broken, You Peoples

Growing Up Into Salvation

1 Peter 2:1-3 ESV “So put away all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander. Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual milk, that by it you may grow up into salvation— if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is good.” As followers of Jesus Christ, these things mentioned … Continue reading Growing Up Into Salvation

Faith at Work

Galatians 5:1 ESV “For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery.” As followers of Jesus Christ, what were we set free from? Certainly we are free from the punishment of sin, which is eternal death and eternal separation from God. We, too, are … Continue reading Faith at Work

Too Mighty for Me

Psalm 18:1-6 ESV “I love you, O Lord, my strength. The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. I call upon the Lord, who is worthy to be praised, and I am saved … Continue reading Too Mighty for Me