In Practice

James 1:2-4, 12 ESV Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing… Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for … Continue reading In Practice

Charlatans

A Charlatan is an impostor, a fake, a fraud, a swindler and a con artist; “one making usually showy pretenses to knowledge or ability” (M-W Dictionary). And, a fraud is one who deceives, schemes and tricks others with his lies; with his pretenses and his clever stories he makes up. And fraud, itself, is “deceit, … Continue reading Charlatans

The Unveiling

Deuteronomy 7 ESV Life Application (vv. 1-5) When the Lord Jesus saves us by his grace, through God-given faith in him, and he gives us eternal life in him, and deliverance from our addiction to sin, and freedom from eternal condemnation, and we die with Christ to sin that we might live with him to … Continue reading The Unveiling

Faith Like a Child

Turn Like Children Matthew 18:1-4 ESV At that time the disciples came to Jesus, saying, “Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them and said, “Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never … Continue reading Faith Like a Child

Fearlessly Make Known

Be Strong Ephesians 6:10-12 NIV Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this … Continue reading Fearlessly Make Known