Peter and John were proclaiming the gospel of Jesus Christ, but some of the religious rulers or leaders in the temple of God didn’t like it. So, they arrested them. And then they brought them before them and inquired of them by what power or by what name they did this, which appeared to be … Continue reading Keep Speaking the Truth
Colossians 3:1-4 ESV “If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. … Continue reading Is Your Life Hidden with Christ in God?
2 Peter 1:1-2 ESV “Simeon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, “To those who have obtained a faith of equal standing with ours by the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ: “May grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord.” So, this … Continue reading Partakers of the Divine Nature
2 Chronicles 7:13-15 ESV “When I shut up the heavens so that there is no rain, or command the locust to devour the land, or send pestilence among my people, if my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I … Continue reading Be Humble, Pray, Seek, and Turn
1 Peter 3:8-9 ESV “Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind. Do not repay evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary, bless, for to this you were called, that you may obtain a blessing.” Unity of Mind “Unity” is a … Continue reading And a Humble Mind
2 Corinthians 1:3-7 ESV “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by … Continue reading Not Wanting You to be Unaware
Sin and Salvation When we are born into this world we are born in the image of Adam with sin natures. We are separate from God because of our sin and we all fall short of attaining God’s divine approval and his righteousness because of our sins. We are enemies of God. We are destined … Continue reading Are we Waiting for Him?
Revelation 2:12-13 ESV “And to the angel of the church in Pergamum write: ‘The words of him who has the sharp two-edged sword. “‘I know where you dwell, where Satan's throne is. Yet you hold fast my name, and you did not deny my faith even in the days of Antipas my faithful witness, who … Continue reading Where Satan Dwells
A History Lesson The children of Israel, God’s chosen people of that time, were being held in captivity in Egypt, treated as slaves. So God sent Moses (assisted by his brother Aaron) to go and tell Pharaoh to “Let my people go.” But Pharaoh did not comply and so God sent a series of plagues … Continue reading Do Not Be Dismayed
Isaiah 55:6-9 ESV “Seek the Lord while he may be found; call upon him while he is near; let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; let him return to the Lord, that he may have compassion on him, and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon. For my thoughts … Continue reading While There’s Still Time