Category: Christian Life

The Good Shepherd

The Good Shepherd (John 10:1-15) God pictures His care for His people through the image of a Shepherd and his sheep. In Psalm 80:1 God is called the “Shepherd of Israel.” In John Chapter 9 Jesus has just healed a blind man. When the… Continue Reading “The Good Shepherd”

The Irrational Call: “Count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations”

This Epistle is likely the first book of the New Testament written: and what does the Holy Spirit lead James to pen as some of the first Words of the New Testament? – “count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations” –… Continue Reading “The Irrational Call: “Count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations””

God doth deliver from trouble

II Corinthians 1:8-11 “For we would not, brethren, have you ignorant of our trouble which came to us in Asia, that we were pressed out of measure, above strength, insomuch that we despaired even of life: But we had the sentence of death in… Continue Reading “God doth deliver from trouble”

Justification Brings Joy in Sufferings

Romans 5:3-5 “And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience; And patience, experience; and experience, hope: And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which… Continue Reading “Justification Brings Joy in Sufferings”

Salvation Explained by Paul

Romans 3:24-26 “Being justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus: Whom God hath set forth to be a propitiation through faith in his blood, to declare his righteousness for the remission of sins that are past, through the… Continue Reading “Salvation Explained by Paul”

“That Every Mouth May Be Stopped”

Romans 3:19-20 “Now we know that what things soever the law saith, it saith to them who are under the law: that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world may become guilty before God. Therefore by the deeds of the law there… Continue Reading ““That Every Mouth May Be Stopped””

Obligated Debtor

Romans 1:14 “I am debtor both to the Greeks, and to the Barbarians; both to the wise, and to the unwise.” Obligated Debtor The Greek word translated as “Debtor” in verse 14 has the meaning of being obligated and indebted to, that one owes… Continue Reading “Obligated Debtor”

Keep Praying, Keep Fighting

Keep Praying, Keep Fighting Daniel 10:2-3,12-13, 16-21 “In those days I Daniel was mourning three full weeks. I ate no pleasant bread, neither came flesh nor wine in my mouth, neither did I anoint myself at all, till three whole weeks were fulfilled. [notice… Continue Reading “Keep Praying, Keep Fighting”

The Power of Influence

The Unfortunate Power of a Bad Influence The wrong kind of influence can lead others into sin – Proverbs 22:24-25 “Make no friendship with an angry man; and with a furious man thou shalt not go: Lest thou learn his ways, and get a… Continue Reading “The Power of Influence”

Are We Having a Good Influence?

We need to make sure our influence is setting the right kind of example (I Timothy 4:12 – Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity).… Continue Reading “Are We Having a Good Influence?”

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