Like a Roaring Lion

Being Examples I Peter 5:1-4 ESV “So I exhort the elders among you, as a fellow elder and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, as well as a partaker in the glory that is going to be revealed: shepherd the flock of God that is among you, exercising oversight, not under compulsion, but willingly, … Continue reading Like a Roaring Lion

Practice All These Qualities

“But as for you, teach what accords with sound doctrine.” Titus 2:1 ESV What is sound doctrine? With so many different translations and interpretations of scripture out there in the world, how do we know which one is correct? How do we judge who is right and who is wrong? Well, first of all we … Continue reading Practice All These Qualities

True Cause for Rejoicing

Oh come, let us sing to the Lord; let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation! Let us come into his presence with thanksgiving; let us make a joyful noise to him with songs of praise! For the Lord is a great God, and a great King above all gods. In … Continue reading True Cause for Rejoicing

Our Ruler, Our Shepherd

“‘And you, O Bethlehem, in the land of Judah, are by no means least among the rulers of Judah; for from you shall come a ruler who will shepherd my people Israel.’” Matthew 2:6 ESV (cf. Micah 5:2) This was a prophecy given in the Old Testament about Jesus, the Christ, that he was to … Continue reading Our Ruler, Our Shepherd

The Sheep of His Pasture

Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth! Serve the Lord with gladness! Come into his presence with singing! Psalm 100:1-2 ESV What is joyful to the Lord? What brings him delight and pleasure? It is us, his saints, delighting in his righteousness and in his laws, which are for us to follow. … Continue reading The Sheep of His Pasture

Spirit and Life

Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me shall not hunger, and whoever believes in me shall never thirst.” John 6:35 ESV In this life, we eat physical bread to satisfy physical hunger. The bread Jesus is talking about here is not physical, though, but spiritual. He is our … Continue reading Spirit and Life