Saturday Men’s Prayer

As I sat with other brothers from our church family for prayer, my heart was warmly stirred with a sense of the presence of The Lord. I didn’t get any goose bumps or chills up and down my spine, just a sense of God’s presence and approval of what He was...

Created for community

The body of Christ is a living organism, with Jesus being the Head. This is a picture that God gives to us throughout the New Testament. Among the many lessons that could be written about what it means to be a body; one sure conclusion is drawn. There is no room for...

When, not If

In the book of James, we learn that the normal Christian life is one that includes both testing and temptation. Brother James makes it very clear that testing and temptation is not a matter of “if”, but when. In other words, every single follower of Jesus...

Today and Daily

The writer to the Hebrews urges us to exhort one another daily, lest any of us be hardened by the deceitfulness, or delusion, of sin. But note that he adds the word, today. Thus, exhorting one another in the faith is something that must be done daily. Please note the...

Faith in the Power of God

Corinth was a city that prided itself as being a center of eloquent orators. That was a typical notion of the Greek and Roman world of the time. Like Corinth, our day and age is captivated by mesmerizing orators and motivational speakers. The “mantra” of...

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...