When we trust in Jesus Christ to be Lord and Savior of our lives, we begin what is to be a journey with Christ, a walk of faith of a lifetime. It begins with us dying with Christ to sin and with us being resurrected with Christ to new lives in him to be lived … Continue reading The Journey
Galatians 5:1, 7-12 ESV For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery. You were running well. Who hindered you from obeying the truth? This persuasion is not from him who calls you. A little leaven leavens the whole lump. I have confidence in … Continue reading Who Hindered You?
Romans 8:1-4 ESV There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death. For God has done what the law, weakened by the flesh, could not do. By sending his … Continue reading No Condemnation
Philippians 4:1 ESV Therefore, my brothers, whom I love and long for, my joy and crown, stand firm thus in the Lord, my beloved. Because there are so many liars and deceivers, not just in the world, and not just within our government, but even within the gatherings of the church, it is particularly imperative … Continue reading Let Us Reason Together
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. What is … Continue reading If What We Practice
1 John 2:1-2 NASB My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin. And if anyone sins, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous; and He Himself is the propitiation for our sins; and not for ours only, but also for those of the … Continue reading What’s Your Practice?
Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 1:10 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Lord, Move Me.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Philippians 4:4-13 (NASB). Always Rejoice (vv. 4-7) Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice! Let your gentle spirit be known to all men. The Lord … Continue reading Whatever Comes
Friday, July 14, 2017, 7:47 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “My Jesus, I Love Thee.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read several scriptures (in the ESV) on the subject of Love for God. Keep His Commandments (Jn. 14:15, 21, 23-24; 1 Jn. 5:2-3) “If you love me, … Continue reading Love for God
Sunday, June 18, 2017, 3:54 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “God Be with You till We Meet Again.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Philippians 4 (Select vv. NASB). Don’t Be Anxious (vv. 4-7) Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice! Let your gentle … Continue reading Practicing Holiness
Thursday, May 11, 2017, 9:19 a.m. Dear Church Member, The reason I am writing you today is to ask you a few simple questions. Do you know what your church believes? Have you read their statement of faith, and their purpose and vision statements? Have you also checked these out against the Word of God … Continue reading Dear Church Member