God’s True Grace

Video Talk Titus 2:11-14 ESV “For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people, training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in the present age, waiting for our blessed hope, the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ, … Continue reading God’s True Grace

What We Set Before our Eyes

Video Talk Psalms 101:1-3 ESV “I will sing of steadfast love and justice; to you, O Lord, I will make music. I will ponder the way that is blameless. Oh when will you come to me? I will walk with integrity of heart within my house; I will not set before my eyes anything that … Continue reading What We Set Before our Eyes

Shepherds who Destroy and Scatter

Video Talk Jeremiah 23:1-3 ESV “’Woe to the shepherds who destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture!’ declares the Lord. Therefore thus says the Lord, the God of Israel, concerning the shepherds who care for my people: ‘You have scattered my flock and have driven them away, and you have not attended to them. … Continue reading Shepherds who Destroy and Scatter

Make Straight the Way

Video Talk John 1:19-23 (key verse is 23) And this is the testimony of John, when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, “Who are you?” 20 He confessed, and did not deny, but confessed, “I am not the Christ.” 21 And they asked him, “What then? Are you Elijah?” He … Continue reading Make Straight the Way

Hope Deferred Grieves the Heart

Video Talk Proverbs 13:12 NASB “Hope deferred makes the heart sick, But desire fulfilled is a tree of life.” As I contemplated the meaning of this proverb, and as I prayed for understanding, there were two main “deferred hopes” that came to mind. The first one is the hope of salvation for my loved ones … Continue reading Hope Deferred Grieves the Heart

Tradition vs Revelation

Video Talk Soon I will be turning 73 years old, Lord willing. And I grew up attending gatherings of the church from birth on up. So I grew up believing in and practicing many traditions that were considered Christian traditions or practices and/or beliefs. And I followed most of those religiously probably most of my … Continue reading Tradition vs Revelation

God Desires All People to be Saved

Video Talk 1 Timothy 2:1-7 ESV “First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way. This is good, and it is pleasing in … Continue reading God Desires All People to be Saved

Protection From the Evil One

2 Thessalonians 3:1-5 ESV “Finally, brothers, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may speed ahead and be honored, as happened among you, and that we may be delivered from wicked and evil men. For not all have faith. But the Lord is faithful. He will establish you and guard you against the … Continue reading Protection From the Evil One