Do Not Fear Their Threats

1 Peter 3:13-18 NIV “Who is going to harm you if you are eager to do good? But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed. ‘Do not fear their threats; do not be frightened.’ But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to … Continue reading Do Not Fear Their Threats

That I May Walk in Your Truth

Psalms 86:11-13 ESV “Teach me your way, O Lord, that I may walk in your truth; unite my heart to fear your name. I give thanks to you, O Lord my God, with my whole heart, and I will glorify your name forever. For great is your steadfast love toward me; you have delivered my … Continue reading That I May Walk in Your Truth

But I Do Not Swerve

Psalms 119:153-160 ESV “Look on my affliction and deliver me, for I do not forget your law. Plead my cause and redeem me; give me life according to your promise! Salvation is far from the wicked, for they do not seek your statutes. Great is your mercy, O Lord; give me life according to your … Continue reading But I Do Not Swerve

Why Do They Rage?

Peter and John were under arrest for preaching about Jesus Christ and his gospel. The rulers in the temple of God took counsel against them and charged them not to speak or teach at all in the name of Jesus. “But Peter and John answered them, ‘Whether it is right in the sight of God … Continue reading Why Do They Rage?

Abound in Love for One Another

We are Destined for This 1 Thessalonians 3:1-4 ESV “Therefore when we could bear it no longer, we were willing to be left behind at Athens alone, and we sent Timothy, our brother and God's coworker in the gospel of Christ, to establish and exhort you in your faith, that no one be moved by … Continue reading Abound in Love for One Another

We Speak, not to Please Humans

We Had Boldness in our God 1 Thessalonians 2:1-2 ESV “For you yourselves know, brothers, that our coming to you was not in vain. But though we had already suffered and been shamefully treated at Philippi, as you know, we had boldness in our God to declare to you the gospel of God in the … Continue reading We Speak, not to Please Humans

They Scheme Against Us

The priests and the captain of the temple of God, and the Sadducees came upon Peter and John, greatly annoyed because they were teaching the people and proclaiming in Jesus the resurrection from the dead. So, they arrested them and put them in custody until the next day. The next day they brought Peter and … Continue reading They Scheme Against Us

If God is For Us

Provided we Suffer with Him Starting at the beginning of Romans 8, we read that God, “by sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and for sin, he condemned sin in the flesh, in order that the righteous requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us, who WALK not according to … Continue reading If God is For Us

We’re Making a Difference

Make Room for Us 2 Corinthians 7:2-4 ESV “Make room in your hearts for us. We have wronged no one, we have corrupted no one, we have taken advantage of no one. I do not say this to condemn you, for I said before that you are in our hearts, to die together and to … Continue reading We’re Making a Difference