The Midst of Much Conflict

1 Thessalonians 2:1-2 ESV “For you yourselves know, brothers, that our coming to you was not in vain. But though we had already suffered and been shamefully treated at Philippi, as you know, we had boldness in our God to declare to you the gospel of God in the midst of much conflict.” When God … Continue reading The Midst of Much Conflict

Good News Preachers’ Beautiful Feet

Romans 10:12-13 ESV “For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek; for the same Lord is Lord of all, bestowing his riches on all who call on him. For ‘everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.’” My husband and I just recently attended a hymn sing at a particular … Continue reading Good News Preachers’ Beautiful Feet

Go Therefore and Make Disciples

Jesus Christ, the Son of God (and God the Son), was put to death on a cross by his enemies. But he did not remain dead. God the Father resurrected him from the dead on the third day. And then Jesus showed himself to many people for 40 days before he ascended back to heaven … Continue reading Go Therefore and Make Disciples

I Am Not Running Away

Jeremiah 17:15 ESV “Behold, they say to me, ‘Where is the word of the Lord? Let it come!’” Jeremiah was a prophet of God. He spoke the very words of God to the people. As followers of Jesus Christ, we are to speak the words of the Lord to the people from the Scriptures, and … Continue reading I Am Not Running Away

He Has Done Gloriously

God is My Salvation Isaiah 12:1-2 ESV “You will say in that day: ‘I will give thanks to you, O Lord, for though you were angry with me, your anger turned away, that you might comfort me. “’Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and will not be afraid; for the Lord God is … Continue reading He Has Done Gloriously

And Be Thankful

Compassionate Hearts Colossians 3:12-13 ESV “Put on then, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive.” As followers of Jesus Christ, we have … Continue reading And Be Thankful

Called According to His Purpose

Convinced of the Holy Spirit In Acts 21, we read how Paul was convinced of the Holy Spirit that he should go to Jerusalem, even knowing that he may be imprisoned there or even die there for the name of the Lord Jesus. And Paul was arrested there, and he was bound with chains, and … Continue reading Called According to His Purpose

Always Being Prepared

1 Peter 3:13-14 ESV “Now who is there to harm you if you are zealous for what is good? But even if you should suffer for righteousness' sake, you will be blessed.” The word “good” here is not to be defined by human beings, for what we might call “good” might be evil in God’s … Continue reading Always Being Prepared