The Muzzle

The Muzzle

“And they could not answer him again to these things.” Luke 14:6 Once again, the lawyers and Pharisees were looking to find fault with Jesus, and with one question He muzzled them. He said, “Which of you, having a donkey or an ox that has fallen into a pit, will...

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The Compass

The Compass

“We have also a more sure word of prophecy; whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shines in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day star arise in your hearts:” - II Peter 1:19 I remember when I was about 5 or 6 years old, my father, my...

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Counting All Things but Loss…

Counting All Things but Loss…

“Yea doubtless, and I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord: for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and do count them but dung, that I may win Christ.” Philippians 3:8 There are many Christians who have been in...

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Having Begun in the Spirit…

Having Begun in the Spirit…

“Are you so foolish? Having begun in the Spirit, are you now being made perfect by the flesh?” Galatians 3:3 Does this sound like a silly question? Well, It Is! Yet, it hits a remarkably familiar chord in the hearts of Christians who really desire that intimate walk...

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None of These Things Move Me

None of These Things Move Me

“But none of these things move me; nor do I count my life dear to myself, so that I may finish my race with joy, and the ministry which I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of the grace of God.” Acts 20:24 The Apostle Paul had a goal. It was to...

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We Have Been Called to Liberty

We Have Been Called to Liberty

“For, brethren, ye have been called unto liberty; only use not liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but by love serve one another.” Galatians 5:13 One thing our American history teaches us is that the liberties we enjoy in this country did not come free. We can look...

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Cleansing Power of the Word

Cleansing Power of the Word

Ephesians 5:26 “That he (Jesus) might sanctify and cleanse it (the Church) with the washing of water by the word.” Many of us have experienced a church service where faith was high, and we left ready to conquer the world. What happened was we experienced a washing of...

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Becoming One with the Word

Becoming One with the Word

“…receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls.” James 2:21 The Bible says that the Word of God is a living thing (Heb. 4:12-13); more accurately, a living Person! The life inside the Word of God is God. He is eternal, unchangeable, all...

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Faith’s Identity is Victory

Faith’s Identity is Victory

“…and this is the victory that overcomes the world, even our faith.” I John 5:4 Faith is a different kind of “seeing.” Seeing things through the eye of faith is looking to the unseen, (which are those promises in the Word of God that are not yet manifest in our lives)...

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When Getting Through Seems Impossible

When Getting Through Seems Impossible

“By faith he forsook Egypt, not fearing the wrath of the king: for he endured, as seeing him who is invisible.” Hebrews 11:27 One of the prime obstacles to faith is fear! Think about the fears that Moses must have had. Forsaking Egypt meant forsaking his identity....

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