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 →

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 →

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 →

His Great Mercy

"Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ!  According to His great mercy, He caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of our Jesus Christ from the dead."- 1 Peter 1:3 There is a saying that states that God is a God of second chances.  As... Continue Reading →

Continue in Prayer

"For I know that through your prayers and the help of the Spirit of Jesus Christ this will turn out for my deliverance."- Philippians 1:19 Earlier in this chapter we read about Paul saying that the Gospel is being spread because of the suffering he has endured.  He is writing this letter from prison, and... Continue Reading →

His Love Endures

"Oh give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; for His steadfast love endures forever."- 1 Chronicles 16:34 The book of 1 Chronicles focused very heavily on King David.  Today's verse is part of a Psalm that David wrote after overcoming insurmountable odds in battle, and after he placed the Ark of the Covenant... Continue Reading →

Prepare for Battle

"Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might.  Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of he devil."- Ephesians 6:10-11 The Apostle Paul is a master of using imagery to get his point across.  In today's verse he not only... Continue Reading →

By Faith

"For by grace you have been saved through faith.  And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God."- Ephesians 2:8 It is in our human nature to try to complicate things.  We even have a saying that states, "That is almost too easy."  Throughout church history many have tried to complicate... Continue Reading →

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