“There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.” Romans 8:1 I’ve been listening to a sermon series by Derek W.H. Thomas entitled “Romans 8” published through Ligonier Ministries. It breaks down this wonderful chapter into twelve sermons that, quite frankly, I find fascinating. Many, including Thomas, say that Romans 8 … Continue reading 2019-09-09 Talk Is Cheap.
“and I have come down to deliver them out of the hands of the Egyptians and to bring them up out of that land to a good and broad land, a land flowing with milk and honey.” Exodus 3:8a We’ve started a bible plan at church, so now I’m in two! Just seven months ago … Continue reading 2019-09-05 A Modern Day Exodus
“For the Lord God is a sun and shield; the Lord bestows favor and honor. No good thing does he withhold from those who walk uprightly.” Psalm 84:11 This verse was included in yesterday’s discussion on answered prayer, but I think it deserves more time. This, right here, my friends, is another gigantic promise of … Continue reading 2019-09-03 What A Gift!
“He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the Lord, “My refuge and my fortress, my God in whom I trust.” Psalm 91:1-2 Last night we had a nasty line of thunderstorms rolled through our region. Nothing like what the folks … Continue reading 2019-09-03 We Interrupt This Program…
“even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him. In love” Ephesians 1:4 When I was a kid, the Catholic priest of my parish talked about God’s calling. He told of how the apostles dropped everything they had when Jesus walked by … Continue reading 2019-08-29 Please Don’t Pick Me!
“And he said, “Who are you, Lord?” Acts 9:5a On Monday, I challenged you to think about the reason why God picked Abraham for such an honor. The same with God’s “Chosen People” in the Israelites. The same with you and me, as born-again believers. Come to think about it, the same with Paul or … Continue reading 2019-08-28 Why Me?
“So then, those who are of faith are blessed along with Abraham, the man of faith.” Galatians 3:9 I find it interesting to note how little we speak of Abraham in our churches. Oh, sure, we cover some of the stories from time to time, but not like Paul does or the writer of Hebrews … Continue reading 2019-08-27 Who’s Telling The Truth?