On Some Points

Romans 15:14 ESV “I myself am satisfied about you, my brothers, that you yourselves are full of goodness, filled with all knowledge and able to instruct one another." If we are in Christ Jesus, by God-given faith in him, and if we have died with him to sin, and if we are living to him … Continue reading On Some Points

Walking in Wisdom

Steadfast and Watchful Colossians 4:2 ESV “Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving.” Pray without ceasing, the Bible tells us (1 Thess. 5:17). We are to be constant in prayer, it says (Rom. 12:12). And, we are to pray at all times in the Spirit (Eph. 6:18). So, is that even possible? … Continue reading Walking in Wisdom

Testing Every Influence

1 John 4:1 ESV “Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world.” So, what is meant here by the word “spirit”? It literally means Spirit, spirit, wind or breath. And, the reason we must test these … Continue reading Testing Every Influence

Full of Grace and Power

Acts 6:8-15 ESV And Stephen, full of grace and power, was doing great wonders and signs among the people. Then some of those who belonged to the synagogue of the Freedmen (as it was called), and of the Cyrenians, and of the Alexandrians, and of those from Cilicia and Asia, rose up and disputed with … Continue reading Full of Grace and Power

Jesus’ True Sheep

John 10:1-6 ESV “Truly, truly, I say to you, he who does not enter the sheepfold by the door but climbs in by another way, that man is a thief and a robber. But he who enters by the door is the shepherd of the sheep. To him the gatekeeper opens. The sheep hear his … Continue reading Jesus’ True Sheep

My Heart’s Desire and Prayer

Romans 10:1-4 ESV “Brothers, my heart's desire and prayer to God for them is that they may be saved. For I bear them witness that they have a zeal for God, but not according to knowledge. For, being ignorant of the righteousness of God, and seeking to establish their own, they did not submit to … Continue reading My Heart’s Desire and Prayer