We are All Necessary

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

The Affection of Christ

Philippians 1:1-6 ESV Paul and Timothy, servants of Christ Jesus, To all the saints in Christ Jesus who are at Philippi, with the overseers and deacons: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. I thank my God in all my remembrance of you, always in every prayer of … Continue reading The Affection of Christ

Fire it Up!

2 Timothy 1:1-7 ESV Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God according to the promise of the life that is in Christ Jesus, To Timothy, my beloved child: Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. I thank God whom I serve, as did my ancestors, … Continue reading Fire it Up!

Women in Ministry

Jesus’ Treatment of Women As far as I know, from what I read in the New Testament, Jesus always treated women with high honor and respect. He never talked down to a woman or treated any woman as though she was less valuable than a man, with maybe one exception. As recorded in Matt. 15:21-28, … Continue reading Women in Ministry

Clearheaded Discernment

Romans 12:1-2 ESV I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what … Continue reading Clearheaded Discernment

Honoring of Women

Proverbs 31:1-5 ESV What are you doing, my son? What are you doing, son of my womb? What are you doing, son of my vows? Do not give your strength to women, your ways to those who destroy kings. It is not for kings, O Lemuel, it is not for kings to drink wine, or … Continue reading Honoring of Women

Each Part Working Properly

Ephesians 4:11-13 ESV “And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, to … Continue reading Each Part Working Properly