Minds Set on the Things of God

To Be Like Jesus Mark 8:31-32 ESV “And he began to teach them that the Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders and the chief priests and the scribes and be killed, and after three days rise again. And he said this plainly.” Jesus Christ is the Son of … Continue reading Minds Set on the Things of God

Then He Will Welcome Us

Receiving God’s Grace in Vain 2 Corinthians 6:1-2 ESV “Working together with him, then, we appeal to you not to receive the grace of God in vain. For he says, “’In a favorable time I listened to you, and in a day of salvation I have helped you.’ “Behold, now is the favorable time; behold, … Continue reading Then He Will Welcome Us

Plentiful Harvest but Few Laborers

Matthew 9:35-38 ESV “And Jesus went throughout all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom and healing every disease and every affliction. When he saw the crowds, he had compassion for them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd. Then he said to … Continue reading Plentiful Harvest but Few Laborers

What is “The Gospel”?

The Simple Gospel? When you hear the word “gospel” or the phrase “the gospel of Jesus Christ,” what comes to mind? For me, it used to be that I thought of the “The Four Spiritual Laws,” a gospel tract put out by Bill Bright of “Campus Crusade for Christ.” In summary, the four laws state … Continue reading What is “The Gospel”?

He Alone is My Salvation

Psalms 62:1-2 ESV “For God alone my soul waits in silence; from him comes my salvation. He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall not be greatly shaken.” Jesus Christ, God the Son, died on a cross nearly 2,000 years ago in order that we who believe in him might die … Continue reading He Alone is My Salvation

A Faith of Equal Standing

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.” There are … Continue reading A Faith of Equal Standing

Eating, Drinking and Believing

John 6:35-37 “Jesus said to them, ‘I am the bread of life; the one coming to me shall not hunger and the one believing in me shall never thirst. But I said to you that you have seen me and yet do not believe. All that the Father gives me will come to me and … Continue reading Eating, Drinking and Believing

His Glory and Praise

Matthew 20:17-19 ESV And as Jesus was going up to Jerusalem, he took the twelve disciples aside, and on the way he said to them, “See, we are going up to Jerusalem. And the Son of Man will be delivered over to the chief priests and scribes, and they will condemn him to death and … Continue reading His Glory and Praise

A Trumpet Call

Deuteronomy 7:1-2 ESV “When the Lord your God brings you into the land that you are entering to take possession of it, and clears away many nations before you, the Hittites, the Girgashites, the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites, seven nations more numerous and mightier than you, and when the … Continue reading A Trumpet Call