Is it Your Aim to Please Jesus?

Suffering as a Good Soldier 2 Timothy 2:1-3 ESV “You then, my child, be strengthened by the grace that is in Christ Jesus, and what you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses entrust to faithful men, who will be able to teach others also. Share in suffering as a good soldier … Continue reading Is it Your Aim to Please Jesus?

Speak the Words of Life

The Day of Pentecost was past, the church (the body of Christ) was growing in numbers, and the apostles were preaching the gospel and healing the sick and afflicted in the name of Jesus Christ. But they were also facing much opposition from the same people who opposed Jesus Christ. Rulers in the temple arrested … Continue reading Speak the Words of Life

Your Throne, O God, is Forever

Hebrews 1:1-3 ESV “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 … Continue reading Your Throne, O God, is Forever

Walk It! Don’t Just Talk It!

2 Corinthians 5:11 ESV “Therefore, knowing the fear of the Lord, we persuade others.” The Fear of the Lord Do we know what it means to fear the Lord? It means that we honor, value, esteem, revere, respect, worship and obey him. We are not hearers of the word only, but we are doers of … Continue reading Walk It! Don’t Just Talk It!

In the Midst Of

Philippians 2:14-18 ESV “Do all things without grumbling or disputing, that you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and twisted generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world, holding fast to the word of life, so that in the day of Christ I … Continue reading In the Midst Of

What Has Happened to Me

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 confident in the Lord … Continue reading What Has Happened to Me

His Word in My Heart

Psalm 119:9-11 ESV “How can a young man keep his way pure? By guarding it according to your word. With my whole heart I seek you; let me not wander from your commandments! I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.” Sexual purity seems to be a … Continue reading His Word in My Heart

Time is Ticking Away

I was in prayer last night, around 11 p.m., praying for certain people in my life, praying for their salvation from sin and for their surrender to Jesus as Lord. Many of these people have known the Scriptures since childhood, but they have not yet surrendered their hearts to the Lord, to let him truly … Continue reading Time is Ticking Away