In Reverent Fear He Obeyed

Matthew 24:37-39 ESV “For as were the days of Noah, so will be the coming of the Son of Man. For as in those days before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day when Noah entered the ark, and they were unaware until the flood came and … Continue reading In Reverent Fear He Obeyed

Becoming Like Jesus in Character

2 Peter 1:1-2 ESV “Simeon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, “To those who have obtained a faith of equal standing with ours by the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ: “May grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord.” What is … Continue reading Becoming Like Jesus in Character

You are Being Saved IF You..

1 Corinthians 15:1-2 ESV “Now I would remind you, brothers, of the gospel I preached to you, which you received, in which you stand, and by which you are being saved, if you hold fast to the word I preached to you—unless you believed in vain.” Jesus’ Death and Resurrection Paul then went on to … Continue reading You are Being Saved IF You..

The Truth of The Gospel

The truth of the gospel of Jesus Christ says that if we want to come after Christ that we must deny self, take up our cross daily, and follow (obey) him. It says that we must be crucified with Christ in death to sin and be raised with Christ to walk in newness of life … Continue reading The Truth of The Gospel

And You Will Find Rest for your Souls

Jeremiah 6:10 ESV “To whom shall I speak and give warning, that they may hear? Behold, their ears are uncircumcised, they cannot listen; behold, the word of the Lord is to them an object of scorn; they take no pleasure in it.” There are people in this world who have a form of godliness but … Continue reading And You Will Find Rest for your Souls

That You May Discern the Will of God

Romans 12:1 ESV “I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.” What are the mercies of God? They are God’s graces to us – his compassion, his kindness, his willingness to forgive us our … Continue reading That You May Discern the Will of God

If We Love Jesus

With regard to the Christian faith and doctrine, we can’t make up our own version of the gospel message. We can’t ignore the Scriptures we don’t like and build our doctrine of salvation around a few select passages of Scripture which are being taught outside their context. We must look at the whole of what … Continue reading If We Love Jesus

That Christ will be Honored in my Body

Philippians 1:12-14 ESV “I want you to know, brothers, that what has happened to me has really served to advance the gospel, so that it has become known throughout the whole imperial guard and to all the rest that my imprisonment is for Christ. And most of the brothers, having become confident in the Lord … Continue reading That Christ will be Honored in my Body

Our Eternal God Does Not Change

James 1:16-18 ESV “Do not be deceived, my beloved brothers. Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change. Of his own will he brought us forth by the word of truth, that we should be … Continue reading Our Eternal God Does Not Change

They Glory in Their Shame

Philippians 3:17 “Brothers, join in imitating me, and keep your eyes on those who walk according to the example you have in us.” I don’t know personally very many people who are walking (in conduct, in practice) according to how Paul and the other New Testament apostles conducted their lives, as a matter of practice, … Continue reading They Glory in Their Shame