When Heaven Invades Earth

Matthew 12:18-21 Behold my servant, whom I have chosen; my beloved, in whom my soul is well pleased: I will put my spirit upon him, and he shall shew judgment to the Gentiles. He shall not strive, nor cry; neither shall any man hear his voice in the streets. A bruised...

Obedient Faith

Jesus said that a person’s obedience to His teachings determine whether his life will be built upon a solid rock foundation or upon a shifting foundation of sand, which really offers no foundation during life’s storms. James wrote that we are to be doers of God’s...

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...

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...

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,...

With All My Mind

Included in the commandment which Jesus called “the first and great commandment” (inferring it to be the most important) is the love of the Lord with all our mind (Matt 22:37,38). If we are to do this, we must be constantly prepared to cast down (and out!) all...