Joshua 1:7-9 “Only be strong and very courageous, being careful to do according to all the law that Moses my servant commanded you. Do not turn from it to the right hand or to the left, that you may have good success wherever you go. This Book of the Law shall not depart from your … Continue reading No Fear But Courage
Be of Good Courage
Joshua 1:6 ESV “Be strong and courageous, for you shall cause this people to inherit the land that I swore to their fathers to give them.” After the death of Moses, God chose Joshua to lead God’s people of that time into the Promised Land. So, these were God’s specific directions to Joshua, and not … Continue reading Be of Good Courage
We all Will Reap What we Sow
Galatians 6:7-8 ESV “Do not be deceived: God is not mocked, for whatever one sows, that will he also reap. For the one who sows to his own flesh will from the flesh reap corruption, but the one who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life.” How are people being deceived … Continue reading We all Will Reap What we Sow
Why Do They Rage?
Peter and John were under arrest for preaching about Jesus Christ and his gospel. The rulers in the temple of God took counsel against them and charged them not to speak or teach at all in the name of Jesus. “But Peter and John answered them, ‘Whether it is right in the sight of God … Continue reading Why Do They Rage?
Do Not be Afraid of Them
Before We Were Formed Jeremiah 1:4-5 ESV “Now the word of the Lord came to me, saying, “’Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I appointed you a prophet to the nations.’” In Psalms 139 we read David’s words where he said that God … Continue reading Do Not be Afraid of Them
With Full Courage
Philippians 1:15-18 ESV “Some indeed preach Christ from envy and rivalry, but others from good will. The latter do it out of love, knowing that I am put here for the defense of the gospel. The former proclaim Christ out of selfish ambition, not sincerely but thinking to afflict me in my imprisonment. What then? … Continue reading With Full Courage
Our Hearts are Firm
Psalm 112:1-3 ESV “Praise the Lord! Blessed is the man who fears the Lord, who greatly delights in his commandments! His offspring will be mighty in the land; the generation of the upright will be blessed. Wealth and riches are in his house, and his righteousness endures forever.” To fear the Lord is to show … Continue reading Our Hearts are Firm
Fear Not! Obey God!
Isaiah 41:8-10 ESV “But you, Israel, my servant, Jacob, whom I have chosen, the offspring of Abraham, my friend; you whom I took from the ends of the earth, and called from its farthest corners, saying to you, “You are my servant, I have chosen you and not cast you off”; fear not, for I … Continue reading Fear Not! Obey God!
The Whole Thing
Ephesians 3:7-9 ESV “Of this gospel I was made a minister according to the gift of God's grace, which was given me by the working of his power. To me, though I am the very least of all the saints, this grace was given, to preach to the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ, and … Continue reading The Whole Thing
Strength and Courage
Ephesians 3:7-10 ESV “Of this gospel I was made a minister according to the gift of God's grace, which was given me by the working of his power. To me, though I am the very least of all the saints, this grace was given, to preach to the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ, and … Continue reading Strength and Courage