May 5th, 2017
Persecution Surges Against Truth
Acts 13:50-51 (KJB) But the Jews stirred up the devout and honourable women, and the chief men of the city, and raised persecution against Paul and Barnabas, and expelled them out of their coasts. 51 But they shook off the dust of their feet against them, and came unto Iconium.
Paul was intimately familiar with persecution. He faced tough circumstances while upholding the name of Jesus Christ again and again. It was inspired by God to ... Continue Reading →
April 8th, 2017
Spiritual Antidote for Demons
Matthew 8:16-17 (KJB) When the even was come, they brought unto him many that were possessed with devils: and he cast out the spirits with his word, and healed all that were sick: 17 That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, Himself took our infirmities, and bare our sicknesses.
There are important spiritual truths in this verse.
The first truth is that evening had come in the setting of this verse. ... Continue Reading →
February 22nd, 2017
The Plumb Line
Psalm 33:10-11 (KJB) The LORD bringeth the counsel of the heathen to nought: he maketh the devices of the people of none effect. 11 The counsel of the LORD standeth for ever, the thoughts of his heart to all generations.
God brings the opinions of man to nothing.
Science experiments of man blow up when pitted against the eternal nature of God.
The deductions and reasoning of man fall out and fade away.
The flowery philosophy of man sounds like ... Continue Reading →
2 Timothy 2:15 (KJB) Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.
The Best Way to Study and become familiar with God’s Word is to read it, allow it to travel downward from your head to your heart, and choose to aptly engage it in your life. Image if every man and woman of God would take God’s Word to heart and apply it the atmosphere in this ... Continue Reading →
September 11th, 2016
Mark and Avoid Purveyors of Wayward Doctrine
Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them. For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly; and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the simple. (Romans 16:17-18 KJV)
Is it ever okay to turn your back towards anyone desperately in need of a personal relationship with God?
Yes, ... Continue Reading →
September 4th, 2016
Gathering in His Name
For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them. (Matthew 18:20 KJV)
This verse is a comforting truth as well as a promise. It is soothing to the ears, mind, and heart.
God promises that where there is even two gathered in Jesus Christ’s name He is present. This includes even the smallest of prayer groups, Bible studies, churches, choirs, meetings, and other biblical spiritual venues.
He ... Continue Reading →
June 1st, 2015
What About Your Profession?
Ye hypocrites, well did Esaias prophesy of you, saying, This people draweth nigh unto me with their mouth, and honoureth me with their lips; but their heart is far from me. But in vain they do worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men. (Matthew 15:7-9 KJV)
Jesus called this group of worshipping lightweight’s hypocrites. They professed to know God but their lackluster spiritual itinerary did not operate according to God’s Word. They followed after ... Continue Reading →
May 5th 2016
Paul Sets Peter Straight
But when Peter was come to Antioch, I withstood him to the face, because he was to be blamed. (Galatians 2:11 KJV)
Confrontation is not often a pleasurable thing to be involved in with another brother or sister in Christ. However, doing so can be spiritually necessary in keeping right and robust relationships with God and man. Confronting another plays a role in righting a situation headed in the wrong spiritual direction out of line with ... Continue Reading →
February 25th 2016
God Has Ultimate Authority Over Both Heaven and Earth.
Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men. (Acts 5:29 KJV)
Peter was often an often impulsive fellow who strived to an obedient servant of God. He and other apostles took a moment to consider, rather than reacting according to their emotions, paying attention to the Truth at work in this situation at hand.
Peter and the apostles understood there were two principals ... Continue Reading →
February 11th 2016
God’s Wrath is Not Discriminating
For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness; (Romans 1:18 KJV)
The wrath of God is not selective or discriminating against sin.
This verse clearly says: For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men…
It does not state that God will pick and choose certain sins to declare His great wrath upon. God will judge ... Continue Reading →