Prayer Precedes Pentecost

As we read in Acts 1, to wait for the “power from on high”, the disciples prayed. The lesson here is that the praying person or church is the one that walks in the power of the Holy Spirit. When told to wait for the promise of the Spirit they prayed. The most...

Active Holiness

A quality that should mark every Christian is holiness. Unlike the deceived Pharisee in the temple who thought he was holy because he observed religious duties, true holiness is the fruit of a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. In fact, have you ever heard the...

Test The Spirits

2 Corinthians 11:3,4 But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ. For if he that cometh preacheth another Jesus, whom we have not preached, or if ye receive...

Purpose

Without purpose in life, a person merely lives from day to day, paycheck to paycheck, gathering all that one can get until they die. The writer to Ecclesiastes called this lifestyle that is limited to an existence under the sun as vanity. This is never how the Lord...

The Need To Be A Berean

When Paul and Silas taught in the synagogue in Berea, the Scriptures tell us that the listeners received the word with all readiness of mind, but then they searched the Scriptures daily to see whether the things that were taught them were Biblically correct (Acts...

Clothed And Cared For

“Likewise, you who are younger, be subject to the elders. Clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.” Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the...