Faith Fueled by Trials

Faith Fueled by Trials

“Therefore, let those who suffer according to God’s will entrust their souls to a faithful Creator while doing good” (I Peter 4:19). There is a line in the middle of that previous sentence that might stop some Christians in their tracks, “…let those who suffer...
All Authority

All Authority

“And Jesus said to them, ‘All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to Me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to obey all that I have commanded you....
Ready for Battle

Ready for Battle

“When Goliath arose and came and drew near to meet David, David ran quickly toward the battle line to meet the Philistine” (I Samuel 17:48). The story of David and Goliath is a familiar one to most of us. The young shepherd’s defeat of the Philistine giant has...
For & Of…There is a Difference

For & Of…There is a Difference

Though I have served the Lord Jesus for the past 49 years, 44 of those years as a pastor in His Church, I am ever amazed how God reveals Himself in fresh and new ways through very familiar portions of His Word. This morning, it was the revelation of the difference...
Trust & Obey

Trust & Obey

In the first few verses of Romans 1, the apostle Paul identifies himself as the bondservant of the Jesus Christ our Lord. The distance between the two titles could not be more profound. The Greek word for bondservant is the word doulos, which means slave. The Greek...