When Each Part is Working

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, to mature manhood, to … Continue reading When Each Part is Working

Keep Following Jesus Christ

The priests and the captain of the temple and the Sadducees were annoyed that Peter and John were teaching about Jesus Christ and so they arrested them. The next day they brought the apostles before their rulers, elders, and scribes, along with their high priest, etc., and they examined them. And Peter ended up sharing … Continue reading Keep Following Jesus Christ

Faithful to His Design

Joel 2:28-29 “And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my Spirit on all flesh; your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, and your young men shall see visions. Even on the male and female servants in those days I will pour out my Spirit.” … Continue reading Faithful to His Design

Teach What is Good

In Accord with Sound Doctrine Titus 2:1-6 ESV “But as for you, teach what accords with sound doctrine. Older men are to be sober-minded, dignified, self-controlled, sound in faith, in love, and in steadfastness. Older women likewise are to be reverent in behavior, not slanderers or slaves to much wine. They are to teach what … Continue reading Teach What is Good

The Lord Who Gives Counsel

You Are My Lord Psalm 16:1-3 ESV “Preserve me, O God, for in you I take refuge. I say to the Lord, You are my Lord; I have no good apart from you.’” “As for the saints in the land, they are the excellent ones, in whom is all my delight.” How many of us … Continue reading The Lord Who Gives Counsel

Women in Ministry

Jesus’ Treatment of Women As far as I know, from what I read in the New Testament, Jesus always treated women with high honor and respect. He never talked down to a woman or treated any woman as though she was less valuable than a man, with maybe one exception. As recorded in Matt. 15:21-28, … Continue reading Women in Ministry