If You Continue in the Faith

He has Delivered Us Colossians 1:13-14 ESV “He has delivered us from the domain of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of his beloved Son, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.” The reason that Jesus Christ gave his life for us on that cross was to rescue (deliver) us out from … Continue reading If You Continue in the Faith

Be an Encourager Every Day

Hebrews 3:12-13 ESV “Take care, brothers, lest there be in any of you an evil, unbelieving heart, leading you to fall away from the living God. But exhort one another every day, as long as it is called ‘today,’ that none of you may be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin.” When we believe in … Continue reading Be an Encourager Every Day

Loving Jesus, Obeying His Word

John 14:21-24 ESV “’Whoever has my commandments and keeps them, he it is who loves me. And he who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and manifest myself to him.’ Judas (not Iscariot) said to him, ‘Lord, how is it that you will manifest yourself to us, and … Continue reading Loving Jesus, Obeying His Word

Alive in Name Only

Revelation 3:1-3 ESV “I know your works. You have the reputation of being alive, but you are dead. Wake up, and strengthen what remains and is about to die, for I have not found your works complete in the sight of my God. Remember, then, what you received and heard. Keep it, and repent. If … Continue reading Alive in Name Only

Teach Them to Obey Jesus

Matthew 28:16-20 ESV Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. And when they saw him they worshiped him, but some doubted. And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of … Continue reading Teach Them to Obey Jesus

Evildoers Hate the Truth

John 3:19-21 ESV “And this is the judgment: the light has come into the world, and people loved the darkness rather than the light because their works were evil. For everyone who does wicked things hates the light and does not come to the light, lest his works should be exposed. But whoever does what … Continue reading Evildoers Hate the Truth

Everyone Believing in Him

John 3:16 BLB “For God so loved the world that He gave the only begotten Son, so that everyone believing in Him should not perish, but should have eternal life.” The Only Begotten Son The only begotten Son is the Son of God, God the Son, Jesus Christ, our Lord. God the Father loved the … Continue reading Everyone Believing in Him

Seventeen Years Ago

Seventeen years ago this month my husband and I were training to be church planters with the Christian & Missionary Alliance (The Alliance). Rick was going for his ordination, and I was going for my consecration. There was a district conference we both planned to attend, but Rick hurt his back and he could not … Continue reading Seventeen Years Ago