Are You Listening and Obeying?

John 10:22-30 ESV “At that time the Feast of Dedication took place at Jerusalem. It was winter, and Jesus was walking in the temple, in the colonnade of Solomon. So the Jews gathered around him and said to him, ‘How long will you keep us in suspense? If you are the Christ, tell us plainly.’ … Continue reading Are You Listening and Obeying?

Lessons to Be Learned from All Scripture

This passage of Scripture in 2 Timothy 3 begins by painting a vivid picture of the spiritual condition of people (not all people, but probably most) in these last days before the return of Christ: “For people will be lovers of self, lovers of money, proud, arrogant, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, heartless, … Continue reading Lessons to Be Learned from All Scripture

He Bought us Back

Ephesians 1:1-2 ESV “Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To the saints who are in Ephesus, and are faithful in Christ Jesus: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.” Who are the saints? We are those who are set apart by God to … Continue reading He Bought us Back

In Returning and Rest

Isaiah 30:8-11 ESV “And now, go, write it before them on a tablet and inscribe it in a book, that it may be for the time to come as a witness forever. For they are a rebellious people, lying children, children unwilling to hear the instruction of the Lord; who say to the seers, ‘Do … Continue reading In Returning and Rest

Joy and Peace in Believing

Romans 15:13 ESV “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.” Is your ability to hope being stifled by fears? Is your mind being cluttered with all sorts of thoughts of “what if”? Is your … Continue reading Joy and Peace in Believing

Keep Sharing the Truth

Acts 4:1-4 ESV “And as they were speaking to the people, the priests and the captain of the temple and the Sadducees came upon them, greatly annoyed because they were teaching the people and proclaiming in Jesus the resurrection from the dead. And they arrested them and put them in custody until the next day, … Continue reading Keep Sharing the Truth

Please Contend for the Faith

Jude 1:3-4 ESV “Beloved, although I was very eager to write to you about our common salvation, I found it necessary to write appealing to you to contend for the faith that was once for all delivered to the saints. For certain people have crept in unnoticed who long ago were designated for this condemnation, … Continue reading Please Contend for the Faith

When He has Tried Me

Summary Book of Job Chapters 1 to 22 Job was a man of God, a righteous man who feared God and who turned away from evil. He was blameless and upright before God. And he was also a wealthy man with many material goods and animals and servants, as well as he had a wife … Continue reading When He has Tried Me

Believe the Love that God has for Us

1 John 4:16-17 ESV “So we have come to know and to believe the love that God has for us. God is love, and whoever abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him. By this is love perfected with us, so that we may have confidence for the day of judgment, because … Continue reading Believe the Love that God has for Us

If Anyone Loves the World

1 John 2:15-17 ESV “Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world—the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride of life—is not from the Father but … Continue reading If Anyone Loves the World