Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” John 8:12 ESV Do you ever feel like I keep saying the same stuff over and over again? Well, that is because I am teaching (sharing) the … Continue reading Are We Truly His Disciples?
Long ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets, but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he created the world. He is the radiance of the glory of God and … Continue reading Lovers of Righteousness
I am reading in Hebrews 12 today, which was written to those who profess faith in Jesus Christ. One of the central themes running throughout the whole book of Hebrews is to explain, in detail, what it means to truly be a follower of Jesus Christ, and to warn against apostasy, falling away, and unbelief … Continue reading Is it Well with Your Soul?
Before any of us came to faith in Jesus Christ, we were all dead in our sins, without God, and without hope of eternal life with God. We were under the control of sin and of Satan, doing what was opposed to God and to his Word. But, then we heard the message of salvation … Continue reading With All HIS Energy
“And so, from the day we heard, we have not ceased to pray for you, asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, so as to walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to him: bearing fruit in every good work and … Continue reading The Knowledge of His Will
Paul (earlier called Saul) was a Pharisee and a persecutor and a murderer of Christians before Jesus called him to faith in Himself. In fact, he was on his way to Damascus with the authority and commission of the chief priests to persecute, imprison and/or to put to death the saints of God (Christians) when … Continue reading We are All Necessary
There are a lot of people these days who are “cherry picking” scriptures which support their lifestyle choices, while they often ignore the context, as a whole, from which those scriptures are drawn. This first verse here in Romans 8 is one of those scriptures. For, these people assume they are “in Christ Jesus” merely … Continue reading Cherry Picking