As followers of Jesus Christ, we read the Bible, not just for intellectual enlightenment, and not just as a history book or as a book of poetry, or as part of an English Literature Class. We read the Bible (Genesis to Revelation) because we believe it to be the Word of God. Therefore, we read … Continue reading Set Free!
There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death. For God has done what the law, weakened by the flesh, could not do. By sending his own Son in … Continue reading Walking Past
Do you test what is being taught in the church against the Word of God? Or, do you have a tendency to believe what you hear, because it sounds good? Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into … Continue reading Fleshly Offspring
Our God is a faithful God. He fulfills all his promises and all that he has said that he will do. He is completely truthful and trustworthy. We can depend on him. He loves us with an unconditional love that surpasses our human understanding. His wisdom is fathomless; his mercies unending. His word is absolutely … Continue reading In Faithfulness He Leads Me
Of Such a Kind It is actually reported that there is immorality among you, and immorality of such a kind as does not exist even among the Gentiles, that someone has his father’s wife. You have become arrogant and have not mourned instead, so that the one who had done this deed would be removed … Continue reading A Different Scandal
Why do we go through trials and tribulations? What purpose do they serve? What should our response be to them when we are going through them? Should we try to escape them, to run away from them? Sometimes, if we can, the Lord may lead us to do that, such as he counseled his disciples … Continue reading Furnace of Affliction
For this reason I, Paul, a prisoner of Christ Jesus on behalf of you Gentiles— assuming that you have heard of the stewardship of God's grace that was given to me for you, how the mystery was made known to me by revelation, as I have written briefly. When you read this, you can perceive … Continue reading On Your Behalf