The Importance of Context

I was on Facebook today. A friend of mine posted a short video talk by Pastor Jim Cymbala, of the Brooklyn Tabernacle. Pastor Cymbala posted it on his Facebook page three days ago, so that should be on February 17, 2022, since today is February 20, 2022. The talk is addressed to Christians. If you … Continue reading The Importance of Context

Being Led by the Spirit of God

Suppose I wrote you a letter, which happened to be a lengthy letter, which covered a particular subject which was near and dear to my heart, and which I wanted to convey to you, in its fullness, which is why the letter is lengthy. I took the time to cover many different aspects of that … Continue reading Being Led by the Spirit of God

Law, Works and Faith

Galatians 3:1-6 ESV “O foolish Galatians! Who has bewitched you? It was before your eyes that Jesus Christ was publicly portrayed as crucified. Let me ask you only this: Did you receive the Spirit by works of the law or by hearing with faith? Are you so foolish? Having begun by the Spirit, are you … Continue reading Law, Works and Faith

With an Upright Heart

Psalm 119:1-3 ESV “Blessed are those whose way is blameless, who walk in the law of the Lord! Blessed are those who keep his testimonies, who seek him with their whole heart, who also do no wrong, but walk in his ways!” We Are Blessed We are blessed of God who walk in the ways … Continue reading With an Upright Heart

It Never Changes

Hebrews 6:1-3 ESV Therefore let us leave the elementary doctrine of Christ and go on to maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works and of faith toward God, and of instruction about washings, the laying on of hands, the resurrection of the dead, and eternal judgment. And this we will do … Continue reading It Never Changes

Dear Church Member

Thursday, May 11, 2017, 9:19 a.m. Dear Church Member, The reason I am writing you today is to ask you a few simple questions. Do you know what your church believes? Have you read their statement of faith, and their purpose and vision statements? Have you also checked these out against the Word of God … Continue reading Dear Church Member