Dealing with doubtful things

In Romans 14, we are given much needed guidance on how to deal with others in the body who have different convictions on non-salvation issues. The subjects dealt with specifically were the keeping of the sabbath and the eating of meats. They may not be big deals for...

My soul doth magnify The Lord

The title of my blog today is taken from Mary’s beautiful declaration found in Luke 1.46-53. Upon hearing that she is going to bear The Son of God in her womb, Mary humbly submits to the will of God, in spite of the human impossibility of what the angel declared...

Sweet Hour of Prayer

One of the most beloved hymns is entitled sweet hour of prayer. That is theme of my meditation today. I find it interesting how the words prayer and incense are found together in Scripture. The Psalmist David wrote, “Let my prayer be set forth before thee [as]...

Jesus Christ, Holy and Anointed One

When Jesus went to the synagogue in Nazareth (Luke 4:16-24), the Scripture tells us that it as the sabbath day or day of rest for the Jews. On this particular sabbath, Jesus stood up and read from the scroll of the prophet Isaiah 61:1,2. It was then that He made the...

Faith works by love

The title today is found in Galatians 5.6. The Greek word for works here is a word that means to operate or to put on display. It also could be translated energy. In other words, it is love that energizes, or puts faith on display. Faith and love are “twin...