Live For Jesus

Tossed To and Fro Ephesians 4:11-16 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, … Continue reading Live For Jesus

So Many Lies

Not everyone who claims to have faith in Jesus Christ truly has faith. Not everyone who professes to be following Jesus Christ with his life truly is following Jesus Christ. Not everyone who makes promises keeps them. Not everyone who swears he or she is telling the truth really is telling the truth. Not everyone … Continue reading So Many Lies

Our Adversary

“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, as God would have you; not … Continue reading Our Adversary

Mouths of Liars Stopped

We live in an age of great deception. So much of what we hear from the pulpit (podium) in churches, from the news media, and from our government leaders cannot be trusted. We can’t trust much of what we read on the internet, either, or on social media sites, or even on Christian-based discussion sites. … Continue reading Mouths of Liars Stopped

Guarding Our Hearts

Proverbs 23:1-3, 6-9 ESV When you sit down to eat with a ruler, observe carefully what is before you, and put a knife to your throat if you are given to appetite. Do not desire his delicacies, for they are deceptive food… Do not eat the bread of a man who is stingy; do not … Continue reading Guarding Our Hearts

Our Freedom in Christ

Introduction This passage of scripture in Romans 15, in context, is a continuation of the previous chapter, which addresses the subject of disputable matters among believers in Jesus Christ. It has to do with differences of belief with regard to matters of conscience and with respect to traditions, rituals, and religious ceremonies, but it is … Continue reading Our Freedom in Christ

The Devil’s Schemes

The Lord Jesus gave me a vision this morning that he is using to help me get out of this passage the lesson he has for me to share today from his Word. The Vision: I saw a very large vehicle, like a Cadillac from the 1960s, drive up in front of a building, right … Continue reading The Devil’s Schemes