Encouragement

Scripture tells us that Barnabas was a man of encouragement. (Acts 4:36) There possibly has never been a time in either the history of mankind or the church when the gift of encouragement has been more needed. To encourage means “to give courage, hope, or confidence...

Conforming – To What?

The Scriptures tell us that mankind is either being conformed to the image of Jesus or the image of this world system. The question that we must ask ourselves today is, ‘Am I truly growing in grace and in the knowledge of my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ?’ I’ve learned...

The Place Of Faith

What are you believing God for at this present moment? The salvation of a lost spouse or relative? Physical healing? Finances? This side of Glory is filled with episodes of difficulties. The Scriptures tell us that without faith it is impossible to please God. The...

Cultivating a Culture of Prayer

Acts 2:42 And they continued stedfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers. The desire of Jesus Christ for His church is that we cultivate a culture of praying together that is based on His promises, and not on our...

In God’s Presence

When Peter and John stood before the Council in Acts 4, these religious leaders “took knowledge of them, that they had been with Jesus.” This statement, if overlooked, cites a misconception that prevails in the minds of believers and non-believers alike. Note, to the...