This Matter of Faith

Heb 11:6 And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him. We are saved by faith in Christ. We are...

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Be Careful – Watch, Pray, Do not be Careless

1Pe 4:17-18 For it is time for judgment to begin at the household of God; and if it begins with us, what will be the outcome for those who do not obey the gospel of God? (18) And “If the...

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Even the Apostle Paul Despaired

2Co 1:8-10 For we do not want you to be unaware, brothers, of the affliction we experienced in Asia. For we were so utterly burdened beyond our strength that we despaired of life itself. (9) Indeed, we felt that we...

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My Righteousness is in Heaven – Not in Me

John Bunyan, author of the Pilgrim's Progress, struggled for years with terrible guilt that he had committed the unpardonable sin. The enemy would, over and over, throw this scripture into his mind: Heb 12:15-17 See to it that no one...

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Christ will Lead You – If You Follow Him

Pro 3:5-7 Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. (6) In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. (7) Be not wise in your own eyes;...

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This World is not Our Real Home

Joh 16:33 I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.” Php 3:20 But our citizenship is in heaven, and...

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The Lord Sees it all

Eze 8:12 Then he said to me, “Son of man, have you seen what the elders of the house of Israel are doing in the dark, each in his room of pictures? For they say, ‘The LORD does not see...

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And this is the Victory – Our Faith

1Jn 5:4 For everyone who has been born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world—our faith. Rev 13:10 If anyone is to be taken captive, to captivity he goes; if anyone is...

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Superstition or Faith?

The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem. Vanity of vanities, says the Preacher, vanity of vanities! All is vanity. What does man gain by all the toil at which he toils under the sun? A...

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The Lord Shakes our “Routine”

Heb 12:26 At that time his voice shook the earth, but now he has promised, “Yet once more I will shake not only the earth but also the heavens.” 2Pe 3:4 They will say, “Where is the promise of his...

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