Stirring Up 2 Peter 3:1-2 NASB This is now, beloved, the second letter I am writing to you in which I am stirring up your sincere mind by way of reminder, that you should remember the words spoken beforehand by the holy prophets and the commandment of the Lord and Savior spoken by your apostles. … Continue reading To Stimulate our Minds
How are people, in general, and the church, and individual Christians being deceived today? We are deceived when we listen to and when we buy into the words of humans, or tradition, and we don’t test what we are hearing with God, in prayer, and in his Word. Jesus said, “You have heard… but I … Continue reading Character Transformation
For those of us who live in the USA, or in the world, as a whole, are we aware of the spiritual and moral decline across our nation, or across the globe? Have we noticed the chaos, the rebellion, and the utter moral decay and depravity that is now being accepted as normal in our … Continue reading Sensual Pleasure
“I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.” Eph. 4:1-3 ESV To what … Continue reading Put Off / Put On
Do we live what we say we believe? Or, is our belief just words? Or, is it just a religion? Or is it just religious practices, rituals and ceremonies? The Lord Jesus led me to read 1 Peter 2 (Select vv. ESV). As you come to him, a living stone rejected by men but in … Continue reading Do We Live It?
When you hear the phrase, “The grace of God,” what comes to mind? What is grace, in fact? And, if you accept God’s grace into your life, what does that mean? What does that look like exactly? The Lord Jesus led me to read Titus 2:11-14 (ESV). “For the grace of God has appeared, bringing … Continue reading The Gift
If you, being a follower of Jesus Christ, were to write a testimony of what difference Jesus Christ has made in your life, what would that say? Surely, each of our testimonies would be as individual as we are, but there should also be a common thread weaved throughout all of them. The Lord Jesus … Continue reading A Common Thread