Knowledge of, not knowledge about

When the Bible talks about renewing the mind, it speaks of much more than memorizing or quoting Scripture. Memorizing and quoting Scripture are valuable and important. But, the place where Scripture is to be hidden is in the heart, not the head. When Scripture is...

Busy, or Busybody?

1 Peter 4.15 But let none of you suffer as a murderer, or as a thief, or as an evildoer, or as a busybody in other men’s matters. In 1 Peter, chapter 4, verses 7–11, the church is exhorted to be about the business of doing five things as we see the end of the...

Finding Grace

“But Noah found grace in the eyes of the LORD.” How do you read that? Was Noah looking at God and saw grace in His eyes, or was God looking at Noah through eyes of grace? In other words, did Noah find grace, or did grace find Noah? In new covenant terminology, it is...

May 18, 2018

Uzziah was initially a great king. He sought the LORD; He loved the LORD. Judah prospered under his reign. He enabled their defenses to be strong, and he expanded their territory. Unfortunately, Uzziah’s success and fame went to his head, and his pride caused him to...

Holiness – The Badge Of Discipleship

In both Testaments the Lord declares that His people shall be holy, for He is holy. Our God is a holy God. There is nothing impure or unclean about Him. He is pure because He is holy. The holiness of which we speak implies a separateness, or setting apart. Of course,...