Could it Be my Time has Come?

Be People of Integrity Acts 20:17-21 ESV “Now from Miletus he sent to Ephesus and called the elders of the church to come to him. And when they came to him, he said to them: “’You yourselves know how I lived among you the whole time from the first day that I set foot in … Continue reading Could it Be my Time has Come?

On Account of Jesus’ Name

John 15:18-19 ESV “If the world hates you, know that it has hated me before it hated you. If you were of the world, the world would love you as its own; but because you are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, therefore the world hates you.” Who is … Continue reading On Account of Jesus’ Name

Family Against Family

Matthew 10:16-22 “Behold, I am sending you out as sheep in the midst of wolves, so be wise as serpents and innocent as doves. Beware of men, for they will deliver you over to courts and flog you in their synagogues, and you will be dragged before governors and kings for my sake, to bear … Continue reading Family Against Family

The ONE Who We Belong To

Psalms 42:1-2 ESV “As a deer pants for flowing streams, so pants my soul for you, O God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When shall I come and appear before God?” Do you know that this is what our relationship with God should be like? We should thirst for our Lord … Continue reading The ONE Who We Belong To

A Manner Worthy of the Gospel

Rejection Serves a Purpose Philippians 1:12-14 ESV “I want you to know, brothers, that what has happened to me has really served to advance the gospel, so that it has become known throughout the whole imperial guard and to all the rest that my imprisonment is for Christ. And most of the brothers, having become … Continue reading A Manner Worthy of the Gospel

Struggling with All His Energy

Colossians 1:24-26 ESV “Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I am filling up what is lacking in Christ's afflictions for the sake of his body, that is, the church, of which I became a minister according to the stewardship from God that was given to me for you, … Continue reading Struggling with All His Energy

Be Faithful Unto Death

The First and The Last Revelation 2:8 ESV “And to the angel of the church in Smyrna write: ‘The words of the first and the last, who died and came to life.’” These are the words of Jesus Christ, who is the first and the last, the beginning and the end, who died and came … Continue reading Be Faithful Unto Death

Until the Coming of the Lord

In Luxury and Self-Indulgence James 5:1-6 ESV “Come now, you rich, weep and howl for the miseries that are coming upon you. Your riches have rotted and your garments are moth-eaten. Your gold and silver have corroded, and their corrosion will be evidence against you and will eat your flesh like fire. You have laid … Continue reading Until the Coming of the Lord

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