Keep watch

"For certain people have crept in unnoticed who long ago were designated for condemnation, ungodly people, who pervert the grace of our God into sensuality and deny our only master an Lord, Jesus Christ."- Jude verse 4 The grace of God is a free gift that is given to those who believe. In today's verse... Continue Reading →

Your Foundation is…

"For no one can lay a foundation other than that which is laid, which is Jesus Christ."- 1 Corinthians 3:11 Ask any builder and they will tell you how critical a foundation is to a project.  I have seen many real estate deals fall through because a crack was discovered in the foundation.  Without a... Continue Reading →

It Will Happen

"Indeed, all who desire to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted."- 2 Timothy 3:12 There are many people today who say that the Christian life is easy.  You will be blessed with health, prosperity, and you will be blessed beyond your wildest dreams.  Some will go so far as to say... Continue Reading →

You Never Know

"So those who received his word were baptized, and there were added that day about three thousand souls."- Acts 2:41 Today's verse illustrates the results of Peter's sermon on Pentecost.  He preached the Gospel with boldness, and the church grew by three thousand people.  This story is great and should be celebrated, but it starts... Continue Reading →

Dare to be Bold

"And now, Lord, look upon their threats and grant to your servants to continue to speak the word with all boldness."- Acts 4:29 The definition of "bold" is very interesting.  To be bold is "showing an ability to take risks; confident and courageous."  In today's verse Peter and John were just tried before the Sanhedrin and... Continue Reading →

Known by its Fruit

"And if you call on Him as Father who judges impartially according to each one's deeds, conduct yourselves with fear throughout the time of your exile."- 1 Peter 1:17 A couple years ago a book titled "Not a Fan" was published.  The basic premise of the book is that you are either a fan or... Continue Reading →

No Condemnation

"There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus."- Romans 8:1 "There is therefore no condemnation."  Think about those words, their meaning, and the Gospel.  Paul is very specific in what he meant.  He is summarizing exclamation that victory comes through Jesus Christ (Romans 7:23-25).  A new era of salvation history... Continue Reading →

Go Therefore

"Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name o the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you.  And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age."-  Matthew 28:19-20 We have all had someone... Continue Reading →

Denial of Self

"And He said to all, If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me."- Luke 9:23 Imagine that you are living in first century Israel.  The Roman Empire is in control of the area, and a means of torture and execution used is crucifixion.  The cross... Continue Reading →

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