Love and Steadfastness

2 Thessalonians 3:1-5, 13 Finally, brothers, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may speed ahead and be honored, as happened among you, and that we may be delivered from wicked and evil men. For not all have faith. But the Lord is faithful. He will establish you and guard you against the … Continue reading Love and Steadfastness

His Promises Won’t Break

Ephesians 6:10-12 ESV “Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic … Continue reading His Promises Won’t Break

The Temple of God

2 Chronicles 7:12-16 ESV Then the Lord appeared to Solomon in the night and said to him: “I have heard your prayer and have chosen this place for myself as a house of sacrifice. When I shut up the heavens so that there is no rain, or command the locust to devour the land, or … Continue reading The Temple of God

For Our Good

Romans 12:9-13 ESV Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good. Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor. Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord. Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. Contribute to … Continue reading For Our Good

Telling the Truth

A Partial Allegory 1 Timothy 2:1-7 ESV First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way. This is good, and it is pleasing … Continue reading Telling the Truth

The Guest

An Allegory A Practical Illustration of James 1* The Cast: Me/I – Jesus Christ, and to some extent his gospel messengers The Woman – the false church, man-made church, or individual lives The House – her stance, position, lifestyle, practices, mind and heart The Story Given to me by the Lord via a dream I … Continue reading The Guest