I believe God has a specific message for the church in America today, as a practical application of the biblical truths found in this passage of scripture. Nonetheless, if you don’t live in America, still the biblical truths expressed here may apply to you, too, across the globe, if this fits where you are. Although … Continue reading America!
Ephesians 2:1-3 NIV As for you, you were dead in your transgressions and sins, in which you used to live when you followed the ways of this world and of the ruler of the kingdom of the air, the spirit who is now at work in those who are disobedient. All of us also lived … Continue reading A Holy Temple
Isaiah 26:1-6 ESV In that day this song will be sung in the land of Judah: “We have a strong city; he sets up salvation as walls and bulwarks. Open the gates, that the righteous nation that keeps faith may enter in. You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because … Continue reading Earnestly Seek Him
Revelation 3:7 ESV “And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write: ‘The words of the holy one, the true one, who has the key of David, who opens and no one will shut, who shuts and no one opens. The True One Jesus Christ, God the Son, the second person of our triune … Continue reading An Open Door
So Willingly 1 Chronicles 29:9 NASB Then the people rejoiced because they had offered so willingly, for they made their offering to the Lord with a whole heart, and King David also rejoiced greatly. King David and the people gave of what they had been given by God, and to supply what was needed for … Continue reading Building the Temple
The house of the Lord is the temple of God, which is the body of Christ, which is comprised of those who have trusted in Jesus Christ to be Lord and Savior of their lives. It is not a building, and it is not a human organization, or a church denomination, nor is it a … Continue reading Zeal for Your House
Yesterday, I received notice that the building where my husband and I had first met, and where our relationship first began 47 years ago, had gone up in flames overnight. It had begun as a church building in 1885, but that church fellowship apparently sold it to the University of Akron in 1952 (1). That … Continue reading The Old Church