Prayer, Preaching, Perception

Colossians 4:2 ESV Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving. Sometimes, when I have heard people talk about the need to “read your Bible and pray,” I have found that their perception of prayer is of a very specific time set apart each day for talking to God, oftentimes specifically for bringing … Continue reading Prayer, Preaching, Perception

Dangers of Compassion

Is it a good thing to try to help a brother or a sister in Christ out of the pit of sinful addiction? Yes! Are there any potential dangers we should be aware of when we do this? Yes! Is it possible that we could be putting ourselves in danger? Yes! Could we risk being … Continue reading Dangers of Compassion

Not of Darkness

Friday, February 3, 2017, 7:18 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song, “Unless You Are Born Again.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 (NASB). In the Night (vv. 1-3) Now as to the times and the epochs, brethren, you have no need of anything to be … Continue reading Not of Darkness

Are All Divisions Bad?

Wednesday, December 21, 2016, 1:44 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Oh, To Be Like Thee.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Romans 16 (Select vv. ESV). Who Cause Divisions (vv. 17-18) I appeal to you, brothers, to watch out for those who cause divisions and create obstacles … Continue reading Are All Divisions Bad?